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‘I was driving the car’, says Salman’s driver in the ‘Hit and Run case’

Adding another turn to the 2002 attempt at manslaughter case, Bollywood performer Salman Khan’s driver Ashok Singh on Monday told the Mumbai sessions court that he was driving the auto.


“The witness [Ashok Singh] introduce in the court said that amid the episode he was driving the auto. Also, later the witness was interviewed,” Public Prosecutor Pradeep Gharat told the media.

“The court has asked to give the last contention on [April] first,” he included.

The Bollywood Actor, who ousted in the eyes of the court in Mumbai recently, denied that he was tanked on the mediating night of September 27-28 in 2002, and that he was driving the auto at the time of the mishap.

Khan is blamed for punishable crime not adding up to murder in the attempt at manslaughter case, a charge that conveys a greatest punishment of ten years in jail.

He has been busy under Section 304 An of the Indian Penal Code (rash and careless driving), 279 (rash driving), 337 (creating minor wounds), 338 (bringing about significant wounds) and 427 (carelessness) as to the 2002 case.

His trial started in Bandra Magistrate Court in Maharashtra in 2006. The performing artist was prior being attempted on the charge of death by carelessness which conveys a greatest jail term of two years.