Hyderabad: The key witness is likely to depose in front of court today in relation with 2002 hit-and-run case of Salman Khan. The witness identified as a former J J Hospital doctor, had taken the blood sample for testing. The doctor appealed for the police protection, and he asked to submit his application in written. But, no written request was made by the witness.
In December 2013, the court ordered a fresh trial in the case on the grounds of having charged the actor with homicide not amounting to murder, instead of rash and negligent driving. And on Jan 8, 2015 the sessions court had rejected prosecution’s plea to re-examine an RTO officer who had carried out inspection of the incident in 2002.
Pradeep Gharat, Public Prosecutor had sought re-examination of R S Ketkar, who worked with Regional Transport office in 2002.And “vague and evasive” answers to Khan’s lawyer Sikant Shivade during the cross-examination and certain clarifications were needed to be brought on court record. And other official rejected the application and they need new facts to record.