Mumbai, April, 9 (CINEWS): Bollywood star Salman Khan has told the Preeminent Court that he was not driving his Toyota Land Cruiser when it murdered a man in Mumbai in 2002 however police were attempting to ensnare him for the situation. Guaranteeing that his driver Ashok Singh was at the wheels, Salman said in an oath recorded on March 17 that the arraignment had neglected to deliver a solitary witness or a photo demonstrating that he was driving it.
The sworn statement got to be open learning just on Wednesday.
The announcement took after a notification issued by the zenith court issued on February 19 on a Maharashtra government’s appeal testing the Bombay High Court decision clearing the film star for the situation.
The high court had on December 10, 2015 absolved Salman, saying that the indictment had neglected to demonstrate the charges against the performer all in all.
Salman was discovered blameworthy by a sessions court on May 6 a year ago and indicted for, among others, at fault manslaughter not adding up to murder, and sentenced to five years in prison for the mishap which executed one man and harmed four others. All casualties were thinking about the asphalt.
Salman likewise denied he was intoxicated at the season of the mishap, saying he was avoiding mixed refreshments in arrangement for the shooting of the film “Garv”.
Telling the peak court that the mishap occurred as the left front tire burst bringing about the vehicle turning crazy, Salman said driver Ashok Singh was driving towards his home at 40-50 km a hour from JW Marriott to Slope Street.
At the season of the mischance, Salman said some repair work was going ahead close to the intersection, as an aftereffect of which there were stones and rubble lying out and about.
“At the point when the vehicle drew closer the intersection of St. Andrew’s Street and Slope Street, the left front feel worn out on the said vehicle burst, because of which the said vehicle swerved pointedly to one side.
“Ashok Singh attempted to apply the brakes and attempted to control the vehicle however by then (it) climbed the stairs and went onto the stage outside the American Express Clothing, hit the screen and ceased,” he said.