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Salman Khan case verdict on May 6


The announcement was made in Mumbai on
Tuesday, a day after the prosecution, led by
special public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat,
and the defence team led by Shrikant
Shivade completed their arguments in the
case on Monday.
Salman has been facing trial since nearly 13
years in the accident case in Bandra, in the
early hours of September 28, 2002, which left
one pavement dweller dead and four others
Nurullah Mehboob Sharif succumbed to his
injuries and four others – Munna Malai Khan,
Kalim Mohammed Pathan, Abdullah Rauf
Shaikh and Muslim Sheikh were injured.
Salman was charged under Indian Penal
Code (IPC) Section 304 II (culpable homicide
not amounting to murder) which attracts
upto 10 years in prison; Section 279 (rash
and negligent driving) which stipulates six
months jail; Section 337 and 338 (causing
hurt by act endangering life & causing
grievous hurt) with punishment upto two
years; Section 427 (mischief causing
damage to property) with maximum
punishment of upto two years.
Also, Motor Vehicle Act, Section 34 (a), (b)
read with 181 (driving vehicle in
contravention of rules) and 185 (driving at
great speed after consuming alcohol with
punishment of cancellation of driving license;
and sections of the Bombay Prohibition Act
dealing with diving under influence of
alcohol which attract maximum six months
in jail.


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