1) In the early morning hours of September 28, 2002, Salman Khan’s white-coloured Toyota Land Cruiser crashed into American Express Bakery located in suburban Bandra, very near to the actor’s sea-front home in the Galaxy Apartments. Soon after, Khan left the accident site.
This accident ended up killing one pavement-dweller who was sleeping right outside the bakery and also injured four others that lead to Khan’s arrest later that morning. The actor charged under IPC Section 304(II) – which attracts a 10-year jail sentence, sections 279, 337, 338, 427, and under Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Bombay Prohibition Act, 1949.
2) Over the period of next 13 years this Salman Khan hit and run case trial took many twists and turns. One of the many interesting twist is that on August last year, Mumbai Police stated in court that this particular case diary is missing in addition to other 55 of the 63 case related documents that are already missing.3) As per prosecution, it was the Bollywood star, Salman Khan, driving when the Toyota Land Cruiser ran into the bakery. Also the blood sample of the actor showed high alcohol content, and as per the expert alcohol content in his blood was higher than what is considered normal. Reports suggested that 62 MG of Ethylalcohol was found in Salman’s blood.
6) Salman in the trial court denied the claim that he was driving the car that met with the ugly fate on 2002. He also denied that he was under the influence of alcohol during the accident and that it was his driver who was driving at the time of the accident.