On Tuesday, Salman Khan hit-and-run case continued with the cross-examination of Dr Shashikant Pawar who took the actor’s blood sample at Mumbai’s JJ Hospital. The case was has adjourned it to January 31, the prosecution saying it wants to introduce three new witnesses it was recorded under section 164 CRPC, during the trial in lower court.
As Salman drove the car harshly one person killed and four were injured. However, his lawyers have been arguing that Mr Khan was not driving the car.
During the cross-examination, Dr Pawar told the court that he had smelt alcohol on Mr Khan’s breath and he had taken blood samples with the actor’s consent. Then Dr Pawar said he was not an expert in the process of preserving blood samples.
Adjourning the case to January 31, the judge suggested that the hearings be held on a day-to-day basis from February 12 to 18, if he convicted, he could spend up to 10 years in prison.
His lawyer argued that Mr Khan was not driving the car. Then a hotel parking attendant told the court that he had seen Mr Khan sit in the driver’s seat but had not seen him drive off and another witness testified last May, claiming that the actor had exited the car from the right side.