Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been found guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run driving incident in Mumbai, SIA informs citing the Indian media.
The man was among five people who were run over in the incident. The actor was charged with culpable homicide. The actorKhan had said his driver was behind the wheel, but the judge said the actor was driving the car and was under the influence of alcohol at the time. His sentence is still to be announced. Khan faces up to 10 years in jail.
Legal experts say the actor is bound to appeal against the verdict and the case is likely to go on for many more years.
But correspondents say Wednesday's guilty verdict is a huge setback for Khan who is one of Bollywood's biggest stars, appearing in more than 80 Hindi-language films.