2002 hit-and-run case: Police trying to 'falsely implicate' me, alleges Salman Khan in SC
The actor is accused of driving a car under the influence of alcohol and killing one and injuring four others in Bandra, Mumbai, in 2002.
New Delhi: Coming as a latest development in 2002 hit and run case, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has now filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that he is being falsely implicated.
As per ANI, the 50-year-old stated that the police is falsely trying to implicate him in this case. "He wasn't driving the car &wasn't drunk at the time of accident. His driver Ashok Singh was at the wheel," the affidavit said.
It further added, “His driver called the police control room after accident & went to police station to record his statement. Police refused to record his driver's statement saying they were under pressure to arrest the actor.”
The actor is accused of driving a car under the influence of alcohol and killing one and injuring four others in Bandra, Mumbai, in 2002. Salman Khan was acquitted of all the charges in this case by the Bombay High Court. The Maharashtra Government had on January 22 filed a petition in the apex court against the Bombay High Court's judgement.