SALMAN KHAN NOT GUILTY, BUT WHO WAS DRIVING CAR?
MUMBAI: In its verdict on Thursday, the Bombay high court said the prosecution had failed to prove that Salman Khan was drunk and behind the wheel of his Toyota Land Cruiser when it crashed into a bakery in Bandra, killing a man and injuring four others on September 28, 2002. But it left a 13-year-old mystery unresolved: who, then, was driving the vehicle?
The victims, all of whom were employees of A-1 Bakery, were asleep on the pavement when they were run over and none of them could identify conclusively who had been driving the vehicle, though some testified that they had seen Salman getting out of the driver’s seat. This, however, proved to be of little use as the actor admitted he had exited the car from the driver’s side as the door on his side was jammed, a claim his lawyers established as fact in court.
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