Salim Khan on son Salman’s acquittal: We are happy and relieved

Salman Khan's father Salim Khan says he is happy and relieved after his son's acquittal in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: December 11, 2015 5:19 pm
Salman Khan, Salman Khan 2002 hit and run case, Salim Khan, Salman Khan father Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan said: “Everybody is happy…every person who is close to Salman emotionally, is happy. I am happy and relieved.”

Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan says he is happy and relieved after his son’s acquittal in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Yesterday, the Bombay High Court acquitted the 49-year-old actor of all charges in the case, seven months after a sessions court here convicted and sentenced him to five-year imprisonment in May.

“Everybody is happy…every person who is close to Salman emotionally, is happy. I am happy and relieved,” Salim Khan told PTI.

The veteran Bollywood scriptwriter feels people are oblivious to the ordeal that Salman faced in the case.

“People are saying he has just walked away… he has been in the jail for few days. He has spent over Rs 20-25 crores (on the case). Besides this, what about the tension that he and everyone went through all this time?” Salim said.

On September 28, 2002, Salman’s car had rammed into a bakery shop in suburban Bandra killing one and injuring four others.

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    Arun
    Dec 13, 2015 at 1:29 pm
    Mr.Salim - what about the ordeal of the victims & their families ? ams vehicle WAS responsible for the accident that killed one man. Salman got away because he could spend 20 crores and the victims family could not spend any! If Salman was not driving, why has he not publicly said who was driving
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    Kabir Singh
    Dec 11, 2015 at 1:58 pm
    Got your pat from the white bearded allah ka banda
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      Kabir Singh
      Dec 11, 2015 at 1:59 pm
      Bhai deserved it
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        S.Kiyanoosh, USA
        Dec 11, 2015 at 3:56 pm
        S. Kiyanoosh, USA : Salman's responsibilities are not yet over. Its his moral and humanitarian duty to rehabilitate Noorullah Khan's and others' families from 'Being Human' NGO. Pl help them to earn adequate living.
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