Jiah Khan Death Case: Sooraj Pancholi’s Trial Transferred From Sessions Court; CBI Court To Hear The Case That Has Been Pending For 8 Years-REPORT

In a significant development in the Jiah Khan death case, according to a report, the CBI court will now hear the case that has been pending for eight years. The report mentioned that the sessions court has transferred Sooraj Pancholi’s trial to the CBI court

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Jiah Khan Death Case: Sooraj Pancholi’s Trial Transferred From Sessions Court; CBI Court To Hear The Case That Has Been Pending For 8 Years-REPORT
In a significant development, the trial in Bollywood actor Jiah Khan death case, in which actor Sooraj Pancholi is the accused, has been transferred to the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) court. According to a report in the Times of India, the CBI court will now hear the case pending for eight years. Pancholi’s trial was being conducted by the sessions court. The sessions court allowed Pancholi to transfer the case to the CBI court. Jiah Khan passed away in 2013.

As per the report, Sooraj Pancholi’s advocate, Prashant Patil said, “The order granted by the Sessions Court to transfer the case to the CBI court is a welcome move for my client Sooraj Pancholi. We have been moving applications since the beginning of the trial to expedite the case and decide it on its merits within six months. Our applications were allowed. Even then, the trial proceedings were delayed".

Sometime back ANI tweeted, “Actor Jiah Khan death case: CBI court will now hear the case pending for 8 yrs. The sessions court, which was conducting a trial against her boyfriend actor Suraj Pancholi on charges of alleged abetment, has said that the trial should be transferred to a spl CBI court.”

For the unversed, the trial in the Jiah Khan death case, in which actor Sooraj Pancholi is the accused began in early 2019 with little progress. Pancholi was arrested on June 10, 2013, days after Jiah’s demise. Sooraj was arrested and then granted bail in July. The actor is facing trial under Section 306 (abetment of suicide) under the Indian Penal Code. Also Read: Jiah Khan Death Anniversary: When Nishabd Director RGV Said, 'I Couldn't Get Myself To Attend Jiah's Memorial, For Me She Will Always Be Alive' - EXCLUSIVE

Jiah Khan died by suicide and was found dead in her Juhu home by her mother Rabia Khan on June 3, 2013. 



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