Hit & Run case: Why Salman Khan is tense today

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Mumbai, Feb 26: Bollywood actor Salman Khan must be tense today as retrial of the infamous Hit and Run case began on Wednesday, Feb 26. A Mumbai court earlier had ordered the retrial in the case when serious charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder was hurled against the actor.

All witnesses and evidence will be re-examined during the court trials. The actor earlier had moved the court seeking retrial seeking termination of the evidences which were produced before a Magistrate court.

All witnesses and evidence will be re-examined during the court trials

Srikant Shivade, Salman's lawyer, had argued that the defence did not get opportunity in the magistrate's court to cross-examine witnesses vis-a-vis the additional charge of culpable homicide.

Salman Khan was arrested on 28th September 2002 for rash and negligent driving. His car had run over four person near a bakery, killing one and injuring three others.

Salman was under the influence of alcohol while driving his car when he rammed into the bakery, a chemical analyst who tested his blood after the accident told the trial court. The victims also claim that they had seen the actor in the driving seat after the accident.

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