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Jiah Khan suicide case trial begins

IANS  |  Mumbai 

A here began hearing, on Wednesday, the sensational suicide case trial involving Sooraj A. Pancholi, who is charged with abetment, and posted the next hearing for February 21.

The son of actor-couple Aditya and Zarina Wahab, Sooraj was present in the

He has been booked under the Indian Penal Code for abetment of the actress' suicide on June 3, 2013.

In the chargesheet, the CBI said the body of Jiah was found hanging at her residence in Andheri on that evening by her mother

The CBI further said Sooraj had concealed certain facts, and provided fabricated information during his interrogation.

Sooraj was arrested on June 10, 2013 following Jiah's suicide and is currently on bail granted by the Bombay High

The high court also transferred the case to the (CBI) in July 2014 following a plea by Rabiya Khan's alleging that the was not investigating it properly.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 22:10 IST