Bollywood Big boy Salman Khan is in serious trouble now as he was charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the 2002 hit-and-run case for which he can face a jail term up to 10 years. The judge asked Salman to stand in the dock meant for the accused this time. Earlier he was tried for less severe charges of rash and negligent driving, which would at max attract a maximum sentence of two years in prison. But after examining 17 witnesses in the case, more severe charges were levied.
In 2002, Salman Khan in drunken state, ran his land rover over people sleeping on a foot path. In this incident, One person was killed and four others were injured. However Salman Khan pleaded not guilty and also got exemption from personally appearing in court.