On birthday, Salman exempted from attending court

On Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's birthday, a Mumbai magistrate Thursday exempted him from appearing before it in a 2002 hit-and-run case.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 8:04:11 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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On Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's birthday, a Mumbai magistrate Thursday exempted him from appearing before it in a 2002 hit-and-run case.

"The Bandra metropolitan magistrate has granted exemption to Salman. We had applied before the court on the ground that the Bombay High Court had already granted him permanent exemption," the actor's lawyer Dipesh Mehta told IANS.

The court was hearing a complaint against the actor filed by lawyer and activist Y.P. Singh alleging that police were helping him by delaying the case proceedings.

The complainant said that the trial in the case had been on for over 10 years with little progress.

The court had asked Salman to appear personally to answer the charges.

Mehta, however, pleaded that the actor was not responsible for allegedly delaying the trial in hit-and-run case and sought dismissal of the complaint.

He also said that the actor had shown his readiness to appear in court whenever directed to do so.

Salman Sep 28, 2002 rammed his car into a bakery in suburban Bandra in northwest Mumbai, killing one and injuring four others who were sleeping on a pavement.

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Posted on: 30 December 2012 at 3:45pm
wow 10 yrs n the case is stil going on...indian courts need 2 speed up their case hearing procedures u knw

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Posted on: 28 December 2012 at 1:33am
Cant believe a murder is roaming around for 10yrs.This is why humari country ka kuch nahin hoga.Everything is bought.

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Posted on: 28 December 2012 at 1:00am
Love u salman khan u rock a true siperstar

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Posted on: 28 December 2012 at 12:37am
I am very interested in what Salman's fans have to say for his alleged crimes. Or at least for this one.

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Posted on: 27 December 2012 at 11:23am
jaaan chorooo yar ab... faisla kar ke ab khatam bhi karo!!!!!!!!!!!

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