Today a special CBI court acquitted Bollwyood actor Sooraj Pancholi in suicide case of Bollywood actor Jiah Khan. She was found dead at her Juhu home, in Mumbai, on June 3, 2013.
Jiah was found dead at her home in Juhu, Mumbai, on June 3. Six-page letter, purportedly written by the 25-years-old actress, is given to the police by Jiah Khan’s family. A week later, Sooraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, is arrested on charges of abetment to suicide.
Sooraj Pancholi was granted bail by the Bombay High Court and asked to surrender his passport.
Jiah’s mother Rabia alleges that her daughter was murdered and that she did not die by suicide. The Bombay High Court directs the police to further investigate the case.
The case is transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the Mumbai Police concludes that Jiah Khan took her own life. Sooraj Pancholi’s parents file a ₹ 100 crore defamation suit against Rabia Khan.
The CBI registers a formal case to probe the death of the Bollywood actress.
The CBI searches Aditya and Sooraj Pancholi’s residences in connection with the case.
My daughter did not commit suicide, my daughter was murdered alleged mother Rabia. I will fight till death'- said Rabia Khan, mother of actress Jiah Khan after the CBI court's decision