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Appeal against Salman Khan admitted, SC refuses to hear matter early


New Delhi, July 5: The Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 5 admitted an appeal challenging the acquittal of actor Salman Khan in the hit and run case, but refused to take up the matter early stating that there are many important cases pending.

The Maharashtra Government had filed an appeal challenging the acquittal of Khan in connection with the hit and run case.


When the matter came up for hearing, the Maharashtra government requested the Bench to take up the matter early.

It is an important case and hence it be taken up early, the appellant state had requested. However, the Bench observed that the matter will not be taken out of turn. The Bench said that it will hear the matter after 4 years as is the rule.

The Advocate General had requested the Bench to take up the matter after 6 months citing its importance.

There are many important cases that are pending here the Bench observed while refusing to entertain a plea seeking an early hearing.

The Maharashtra Government had come in appeal to the Supreme Court after the High Court had set aside Khan's conviction in the hit and run case.

The trial court had convicted Khan in the hit and run case following which he had preferred an appeal in the Supreme Court.

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