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Verdict in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case: Wednesday May 06, 2015 at 11.15 AM in actor's presence
A Mumbai session court will pronounce its verdict in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case on May 6 at 11.15 am in Bollywood star's presence. Judge DW Deshpande while announcing this asked Salman Khan to be present inside the court room when the judgement would be made public.

Defence and prosecution in the case concluded their arguments on Monday. While the defence emphasised that it was not Salman who was driving the SUV that rammed in a bakery killing one and injuring 4 others, but it was star's driver Ashok Singh behind the wheels.

Salman Khan's advocate Shrikant Shivde, while concluding his argument yesterday had said that the accident occurred only after a trye burst, and further said that it was just an accident and no one is responsible for it.

Defence also said that the victim Nurullah Mehboob Sharif died and Kalim Mohammed Pathan, Munna Malai Khan, Abdullah Rauf Shaikh and Muslim Shaikh got injured when the crane that was there to lift the SUV failed to do so and dropped it on them.

Presenting its arguments prosecution had to say that it was not Salman's driver Ashok Singh, but the star himself who was behind the wheels while drunk and license-less. Prosecution argued that apart from Salman Khan in the SUV, only singer Kamaal Khan and Khan's bodyguard Ravindra Patil were there inside the SUV.

In this infamous case of hit-and-run that took place on September 28, 2002 Salman Khan may face an imprisonment upto 10 years if the court holds him convict. This case was dragging on for over a decade, but it took a twist when a city magistrate, after examining 17 witnesses framed charges in a fresh trial against Salman Khan for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

However, Salman had argued that since he was not behind the wheel and was sitting inside the car just like a co-passenger, so there was no case of culpable homicide.

A total of 27 witnesses were examined by the prosecution, while the defence examined only one witness, and he was the Ashok Singh, the driver who confessed that it was not Salman Khan but he was driving the car on the day of incident.

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