New Delhi: In the controversial case of Salman Khan's 2002 hit-and-run case, the Mumbai court has rejected the defence lawyer's appeal to re-examine the first investigating officer, Rajendra Kadam, a leading daily reported.
The actor has been asked to appear before a sessions court on March 27 for recording his statement on prosecution evidence in the case.
Khan is accused of killing one person and injuring four others on the pavement after his car rammed into a bakery shop in Bandra on September 28, 2002,. The prosecution has charged Salman of culpable homicide, as the allegation is a that he was driving the car under the influence of liquor.
Fresh trouble for the actor ensued when a forensic expert confirmed that the alcohol content found in Salman's blood was higher than normal, in January this year. The prosecution further claimed that due procedure of collecting blood samples after the accident had not taken place.
In 2013, a fresh trial was ordered against the actor under 'culpable homicide not amounting to murder`, due to which the evidences and witnesses are being re-examined.
If proven guilty, Salman will face ten years of imprisonment.