SC refuses to hear plea for cancelling Salman Khan’s bail

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking cancellation of bail of Bollywood star Salman Khan who was convicted and sentenced in a hit and run case.

A bench of Justice F.M.I. Kalifulla and Justice Amitava Roy refused to entertain the plea saying the order of Bombay High Court doesn’t require interference with.

Salmann was granted bail by the high court on the very day he was convicted and sen tenced by the sessions court. The plea filed by Sushila Bai Himmat Rao Patil challenged the bail order.

The actor was on May 6 found guilty in the September 28, 2002 hit and run case and sentenced to five years’ jail for various charges, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder. One person was killed and four injured when the actor’s car ran over them while they were sleeping on a pavement.

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