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Salman Khan Hit and Run Case Timeline


On May 6, 2015, the Bombay high court sentenced Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing a homeless man in a 2002 Mumbai hit-and-run case.

September 28, 2002: Salman Khan’s car runs over five people sleeping on a Mumbai street, killing a homeless man and injuring four others

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Photo India TV

October 2002: Salman Khan charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder – arrested but granted bail

May 2003: Court rejects Salman Khan’s plea to drop culpable homicide charge

June 2003: Bombay high court drops culpable homicide charge; Salman Khan is then tried for rash and negligent driving

October 2007: Prime witness, a constable who served in his security detail, dies of tuberculosis

March 2015: Salman Khan tells the court he was not drunk and his driver was behind the wheel

May 2015: Salman Khan found guilty, sentenced to five years in jail