With Salman being identified by the witnesses in court, he faces 10 years of imprisonment, if charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder!
There is a lot at stake though!
The film fraternity is in a dilemma as Salman Khan has nearly Rs 500 crore riding on him.
The filmmakers who have signed projects with the star will incur huge losses if the verdict goes against him.
Salman Khan’s pending projects include Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and Anees Bazmee’s ‘No Entry Mein Entry’.
Salman khan has film deals worth nearly Rs 350 crore.
Salman Khan who also endorses big brands has advertisement assignments worth Rs 50 crore.
Salman Khan has been accused of running over his Toyota Land Cruiser on a group of persons sleeping on a footpath outside a bakery in suburban Bandra, killing one and injuring four others, on September 28, 2002.
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Six witnesses deposed in the re-trial, leading to the actor’s case going against him.
Salman has been identified by three people who claim to have seen him coming out of the car, in a drunk state after the mishap; while a waiter has admitted to having served drinks to Salman Khan’s table at a bar hours before the accident.
With such a large amount of money at stake, only time will tell whether the court gives the verdict in favour of or against the actor!