4.52 pm: Salman Khan gets interim bail for 2 days since sessions court judgement copy was not given to High Court on time.
"Can not put someone in Jail without proper order," argued Harish Salve .. Next bail appeal on May 8— Faridoon Shahryar (@iFaridoon) May 6, 2015
4.40 pm: Lawyer Harish Salve arguing in High Court for Salman's bail plea.
4.07 pm: Senior lawyer Harish Salve arrives in Bombay High Court for Salman Khan's bail application. Bail plea hearing likely to start at 4.30 pm.
Salman's hit-and-run case victim said that he wants compensation and not his punishment.
Bollywood celebrities tweeted in support of Salman Khan; check out their twitter reactions here.
3.26 pm: Salman's lawyers have reached Bombay High Court; Hearing to start at 4 pm.
3.15 pm: Veteran actor Prem Chopra arrives at Salman's residence.
3.00 pm: Salman's lawyers and sister reach High Court to apply for bail.
Salman's lawyer move HC for bail application, will appeal for the bail in front of Justice Thipsay.— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
2.33 pm: Reports suggest that Salman's lawyers will get a copy of the sessions court judgement at 4 pm on Wednesday and will move to High Court for bail on Thursday.
2.14 pm: Salman Khan taken into custody to be sent to Arthur Jail.
1.30 pm: The sessions court has pronounced the quantum of punishment in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Salman Khan sentenced to five years jail.
After announcing the verdict, the court also ordered Salman to stop paying compensation to the victim's family.
1.13 pm: Preity Zinta, Sonakshi Sinha and Salman's ex-girlfriend Sangeeta reach his apartment in Bandra.
12.50 pm: Court adjourned for 45 minutes
Court adjourned for 45 minutes after hearing arguments of defence and prosecution on quantum of sentence.— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 6, 2015
12.35 pm: Contrary to the reports, the sessions court will pronounce the quantum of punishment today at 1.10 pm.
12.34 pm: During the arguments, Salman's lawyer claimed that the actor is suffering from brain ailment and if he is sentenced his condition will exacerbate.
In 2014, Salman went to Los Angeles to undergo a treatment for brain aneurysm and trigeminal neuralgia (also known as the Suicide Disease).
12:20 pm: Public prosecutor Pradeep Gharat begins his argument on quantum of punishment for Salman Khan. Public prosecutor seeks maximum 10 years of sentence to Salman in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
12.10 pm: Salman's driver Ashok Singh might also face charges of perjury.
Prosecution to move a perjury application against Salman Khan's driver Ashok Singh for giving false testimony.— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 6, 2015
#SalmanVerdict Salman Khan still standing in the witness box in the courtroom, as his lawyer continues argument— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
Media and police have now started physically assaulting each other outside courtroom 52 #SalmanVerdict— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
Police has now shut the doors of courtroom 52 after spat with media, a section of the media stranded outside the courtroom #SalmanVerdict— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
11.59 am: Salman Khan to be taken to Arthur Jail, according to TV reports.
11.50 am: According to TV reports, the argument on quantum of punishment for Salman Khan is going on. His lawyers have pleaded with the court that he should be given a maximum of two years of sentence considering his humanitarian work.
Salman's lawyers also citing Alistair Pereira & BMW hit-and-run case pleaded with the court for maximum two years of sentence.
Meanwhile, Sohail Khan and politician Baba Siddique leaves court premises.
11:40 am: Salman's ex-girlfriend Sangeeta Bijlani visits his apartment in Bandra after the verdict was announced
11.28 am: Salman may face 10 years in jail on charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
11.15 am: Mumbai sessions court convicts Salman Khan under the charges of culpable homicide.
"You were driving the car," adding "You were under the influence of alcohol and behind the wheels without a licence," Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande said while delivering the verdict.
Judge to Salman Khan in Mumbai Sessions court: This has been proved that you were driving the car #SalmanVerdict— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
Salman Khan guilty in 2002 Hit and Run case #SalmanVerdict— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
FLASH: Salman Khan guilty of all charges in 2002 Hit and Run case #SalmanVerdict— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
11.10 am: Salman is in the witness box; judge tells the actor that you were behind the wheel, according to TV reports.
10.59 am: Tamil groups protest outside the Mumbai sessions court demanding justice in the 2002 hit-and-hun case.
10.57 am: Eye witness John Francis in 2002 hit-and-run-case said that when he came near the accident scene he recognized Salman Khan, but he is not sure whether Salman was driving the car.
When I came close the scene I recognized Salman,didn't see whether he was driving or not,he was standing out of car when I came:John Francis— ANI (@ANI_news) May 6, 2015
10.38 am: Salman Khan reaches sessions court with driver Ashok Singh
10:33 am: Salman' sister Arpita Khan Sharma thanked everyone for their love and support.
Today is a big day for us & we know we are not alone.Thank you for your Dua's , love & support always. God bless !— Arpita Khan Sharma (@khanarpita) May 6, 2015
10.26 am: Media waits for Salman outside the back gate of the Mumbai sessions court.
10.20 am: Salman's brother Sohail Khan, brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and politician Baba Siddique arrive at sessions court to support the actor.
10.13 am: According to NDTV report, Salman's driver Ashok Singh, who confessed to the crime, is driving the car today.
10.00 am: Salman Khan leaves for sessions court from his Bandra residence. Salman hugs his father Salim Khan before leaving for court for the final verdict in 2002 hit-and-run case.
Victims of hit-and-run case have said that they don't want punishment for Salman Khan
2002 hit-and-run case: ‘We want relief, not punishment for Salman Khan,’ says victim— NDTV (@ndtv) May 6, 2015
According to reports, Shah Rukh was spotted at Salman's home, Galaxy Apartment, in Bandra on Tuesday night.
Shah Rukh finished the shooting of "Raees" movie and arrived at Salman's home at 1 am.
"It was a reunion of sorts when Shah Rukh came to meet Salman. This is the second time that the duo met after Arpita Khan's wedding. This time it was a very emotional moment as SRK wished him good luck and even discussed about the case in detail," a source told Daily Bhaskar.
Salman Khan, who was shooting for his film "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" in Kashmir, arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday evening for the final verdict in the 2002 hit-and-run case.
The Bollywood star has been accused of killing one and injuring four others after his Land Rover rammed into a footpath in Bandra. The incident took place on the night of 28 September, 2002.
The 49-year-old actor has been charged under Section 304 II, (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) which could lead to 10 years in prison; Section 279 (rash and negligent driving), Section 337 and 338 (causing hurt by act endangering life & causing grievous hurt), and Section 427 (mischief causing damage to property) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).
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