Salman might face 10 years imprisonment

The court also asked Salman Khan to appear before the sessions court on March 11, 2013.If convicted, Salman Khan could face up to ten years in jail.

Mumbai magistrate court had ordered an enquiry into allegations of deliberate delay in Salman Khan's trial in the hit-and-run case dating since 2002. In their reply, the police today filed an affidavit in the court denying the allegation that they had deliberately delayed the trial in order to favour him.
A magistrate was hearing a complaint filed by activist Santosh Daundkar alleging that the trial was delayed because police had, in connivance with Salman, produced a wrong set of witnesses, as a result of which the proceedings were hampered.
He said in court on December 27, "He (Salman) is making movies and earning money but not coming to court."

In response his lawyer Dipesh Mehta said “Salman was granted an exemption from appearing in court personally. His sisters Alvira and Arpita, appeared in a Mumbai court to file a petition that sought an exemption on his behalf, which was granted”.
On September 28, 2002, Salman Khan's Toyota Land Cruiser had rammed into a bakery in suburban Bandra, killing one and injuring four others who were sleeping on a pavement.outside. Salman was originally accused of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. But the Bombay High Court then reduced the charges to rash and negligent driving.

The court had framed charges against the actor under section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (rash and negligent driving), 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing minor injuries), 338 (causing major injuries) and 427 (negligence).
The trial in the case started in 2005 and the prosecution has examined eleven witnesses so far. Two witnesses have turned hostile.

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