When the report of Bollywood star Jiah Khan’s death reflected on the headlines in 2013, it left everywhere shocked. Jiah made a detectable introduction in Ram Gopal Varma’s Nishabd opposite Amitabh Bachchan. At that point, she was seen in support roles in blockbuster films like Aamir Khan-starrer Ghajini and Akshay Kumar-starrer Housefull.
Allegations, in Jiah’s suspicious death, against Mr.Sooraj Pancholi — known to be in a relationship with the actress surfaced during the starter investigations. Also, what pursued was a series of cases, slander charges, and proceedings. As of late, it was accounted for that a sessions court in Mumbai, on 30 January, encircled charges against Sooraj for purportedly abetting Khan’s suicide.
Here’s a course of events in the line up of late developments in the Jiah Khan death case:
3 June 2013: Jiah’s body is discovered hanging in her condo in Juhu, Mumbai at around 10.45 pm by her mom Rabia.
4 June 2013: The postmortem of actress’ body is taken to a Mumbai hospital. The first round of investigation commences with the questioning of individuals close to Jiah, including Sooraj.
5 June 2013: Rabia tells the police that her little girl was experiencing severe depression issues for quite a while.
7 June 2013: A six-page letter is found in Jiah’s loft that details her tumultuous relationship with Sooraj. The message is taken into police custody.
11 June 2013: Sooraj is arrested in the wake of being accused of abetment to suicide, under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
13 June 2013: Forensic report of Jiah’s body is released, affirming the cause of death to hang.
21 June, 2013: Court rejects Sooraj’s safeguard request
27 June 2013: A becoming aware of Sooraj is directed via video-conferencing
1 July 2013: Court grants safeguard to Sooraj against an obligation of Rs 50,000; it also asks him to surrender his passport.
4 October 2013: Rabia pleads to the court asking for an expand CBI test.
3 July 2014: Court accepts the request and asks CBI to assume control over the investigation from Mumbai police.
5 July 2014: Sooraj’s dad, Aditya Pancholi, files a maligning case worth Rs 100 crore against Rabia.
15 May 2015: CBI conducts an assault at Sooraj’s house
26 June 2015: CBI questions Sooraj
9 December 2015: CBI files a supplementary charge sheet asserting Sooraj of abetting Khan’s suicide.
1 August 2016: CBI confirms hanging to be the reason behind Khan’s death and rules out any possibility of homicide.