MUMBAI: The hit -and-run case in which Salman Khan has been charged for running over a person in Mumbai in 2002 has led to the cancellation of his visa for Britain.
Salman Khan was to join the shooting of Sajid Nadiadwala’s film next week. However, with the cancellation of his visa, he won’t b able to fly to Britain now.
The cancellation of his visa comes as Britain has become stricter in issuing visas, particularly to those against whom criminal cases are pending.
Salman Khan had allegedly rammed his Land Cruiser into a bakery in suburban Bandra on September 28, 2002, killing one person and injuring four others who were sleeping on the pavement.
Appearing before sessions judge U B Hejib here on July 24, Salman Khan was also charged charged with Section 279 for causing death by negligence. The trial begins on August 19.
Others provisions of the Indian Penal Code slapped on him are Section 337 (causing hurt by an act), Section 338 (causing grievous hurt) and Section 427 (causing damage or mischief to property).
Salman Khan didn’t plead guilty to the charges, paving the way for his trial. If found guilty, the actor faces up to 10 years in jail.