Salman Khan hit-and-run case verdict: Has justice been served?

Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s acquittal in the 2002 drunken driving, hit-and-run case – an accident that left one dead and four others injured – has not come as a surprise.The Bombay High Court threw out an earlier conviction and five-year sentence given to the 49-year-old actor.“The trial court’s verdict is quashed and set aside,” Judge A R Joshi said in reading the verdict to a crowded courtroom, according to the Press Trust of India news agency.

Dec 10, 2015, 21:50 PM IST