CBI interrogated Sooraj Pancholi
CBI interrogated Sooraj Pancholi in Jiah Khan’s suicide case. Aditya Pancholi was examined on May 13, when CBI carried a search operation at his residence. During the searches, CBI recovered some evidences from Aditya Pancholi’s residence. According to a source, the agency is also probing criminal conspiracy angle in the death of Jiah.
Jiah’s mother Rabia Khan alleges that Sooraj was in a relationship with her daughter and he should be probed for the death of her daughter. She claimed that Jiah was murdered and denied that her daughter committed suicide. The case was handed over to CBI by Bombay High Court after Jiah’s mother carried out a sting operation and collected sufficient information about her daughter’s suicide case.
“The High Court has directed the CBI to consider whether this is a case of suicidal or homicidal death. If it comes to a conclusion that it is a homicidal death, then further probe be made to find out who is the perpetrator of the crime and accordingly action be taken,” CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad had said after registration of the case.
Jiah’s mother was not satisfied with Mumbai police investigation and she felt that she there has been a loopholes in the investigation. Mumbai Police have already filed a charge sheet on January 11, 2014 against a person under section 306 (abetement of suicide) of IPC.
The 25-year-old ‘Nishabd’ actress was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her home in Juhu on June 3, 2013. Sooraj Pancholi, son of actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zareena Wahab, came under scanner. Sooraj, who is going to make Bollywood debut with Salman Khan’s ‘Hero’ is alleged abetting Jiah Khan to take this drastic step.