According to reports, a Mumbai court framed culpable homicide charges against actor Salman Khan in a decade-old hit-and-run case.
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The 47-year-old actor was charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in jail. It is believed that Salman Khan has pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charge.
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It can be recalled that earlier Salman Khan had been charged with a lesser offence of causing death by rash and negligent driving, which would amount a maximum punishment of only two years in jail. However, a magistrate’s court enhanced it to a more serious culpable homicide charge in June.