Salman Khan to be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder

Wed Jul 24 2013, 15:41 hrs
A Mumbai court today framed charges against actor Salman Khan for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run case for which he may face a jail term up to 10 years, setting the stage for trial. Clad in a grey shirt and black trousers, Salman appeared before sessions Judge U B Hejib, who had on July 19 summoned him today for framing of charges for starting afresh the trial in the 11-year-old case. (PTI)
A Mumbai court today framed charges against actor Salman Khan for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run case for which he may face a jail term up to 10 years, setting the stage for trial.
Clad in a grey shirt and black trousers, Salman appeared before sessions Judge U B Hejib, who had on July 19 summoned him today for framing of charges for starting afresh the trial in the 11-year-old case. (PTI)
 Apart from section 304(2) (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), the Bollywood superstar was also charged under sections 279 (causing death by negligence), 337 (causing hurt by an act), 338 (causing grievous hurt), 427 (causing damage or mischief to property) of IPC, and provisions of Motor Vehicles Act and Bombay Prohibition Act.  In this file photo, Salman Khan steps out of the Jodhpur Central Jail where he had been held for a poaching case in Jodhpur. (AP)
Apart from section 304(2) (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), the Bollywood superstar was also charged under sections 279 (causing death by negligence), 337 (causing hurt by an act), 338 (causing grievous hurt), 427 (causing damage or mischief to property) of IPC, and provisions of Motor Vehicles Act and Bombay Prohibition Act.
In this file photo, Salman Khan steps out of the Jodhpur Central Jail where he had been held for a poaching case in Jodhpur. (AP)
The actor, however, pleaded not guilty to all these charges.   Seen here Salman Khan leaving the court during his prior court appearance on Friday (July 19). (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The actor, however, pleaded not guilty to all these charges.
Seen here Salman Khan leaving the court during his prior court appearance on Friday (July 19). (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The actor moved an application seeking exemption from personal appearance during the trial which was granted. Seen here at the Sessions Court during his earlier appearance on July 19.  (IE File Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The actor moved an application seeking exemption from personal appearance during the trial which was granted.
Seen here at the Sessions Court during his earlier appearance on July 19. (IE File Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Salman Khan's sisters Alvira and Arpita accompanied their brother to the court. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Salman Khan's sisters Alvira and Arpita accompanied their brother to the court. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
One person was killed and four others were injured when the Land Cruiser allegedly driven by Khan ran into a group of people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery in suburban Bandra in the wee hours on September 28, 2002. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
One person was killed and four others were injured when the Land Cruiser allegedly driven by Khan ran into a group of people sleeping on the pavement outside a bakery in suburban Bandra in the wee hours on September 28, 2002. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

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