Mumbai, Dec 11: Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan says he is happy and relieved after his son’s acquittal in the 2002 hit-and-run case.Yesterday, the Bombay High Court acquitted the 49-year-old actor of all charges in the case, seven months after a sessions court here convicted and sentenced him to five-year imprisonment in May. (ALSO READ: Shah Rukh Khan: Fun shooting with Salman Khan after years)Also Read - India's Most Searched Personalities on Internet 2021: From PM Modi, Aryan Khan To Sidharth Shukla Know Who Topped List | Watch Video

“Everybody is happy…Every person who is close to Salman emotionally, is happy. I am happy and relieved,” Salim Khan told PTI.The veteran Bollywood scriptwriter feels people are oblivious to the ordeal that Salman faced in the case. Also Read - Vicky-Katrina's Super-Hyped & Secret Wedding Triggers Hilarious Memes on Twitter | 14 Best Ones

“People are saying he has just walked away… He has been in the jail for few days. He has spent over Rs 20-25 crores (on the case). Besides this, what about the tension that he and everyone went through all this time?” Salim said. On September 28, 2002, Salman’s car had rammed into a bakery shop in suburban Bandra killing one and injuring four others. Also Read - Salman Khan's Bodyguard Shera's Team to Guard Vicky Kaushal-Katrina Kaif's Wedding Venue While Bhai Stays at Home?