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Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty in hit and run, faces 5 years in prison
Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty in hit and run, faces 5 years in prison

An Indian court on Wednesday found Bollywood superstar Salman Khan guilty of culpable homicide in a hit-and-run accident 13 years ago that left a homeless man dead, and sentenced the actor to five years in prison. Four others were injured in the 2002 incident in Mumbai, India’s film capital, in which Khan’s Toyota Land Cruiser slammed into a sidewalk in the early morning hours. Prosecutors accused Khan, now 49, of driving while intoxicated. The verdict capped a long-running trial that tested the bounds of celebrity power in movie-mad India. Despite the charges against him, Khan had become the country’s top-grossing actor thanks to a string of action hits, earning nearly...

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