Jiah Khan Suicide Case: Sooraj Pancholi Acquitted Of All Charges

“The truth always wins,” Sooraj Pacholi reacted on Instagram after Jia Khan’s case verdict

Sooraj Pancholi responds on Instagram to his acquittal in the Jiah Khan case: “The truth always deserves to win.”
After the Jiah Khan case verdict was made public, Sooraj Pancholi posted an Instagram story. On suspicion of aiding suicide, he was taken into custody in 2013.

Jiah Khan Suicide Case: Sooraj Pancholi Acquitted

Jiah Khan Suicide Case: Sooraj Pancholi Acquitted

Sooraj Pancholi was acquitted in Jia Khan’s case

Following his acquittal in the suicide case involving Jiah Khan, Sooraj Pancholi responded online. On Friday, the actor was declared not guilty by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai. The actor posted a status expressing relief at being clear on his Instagram Stories. He claimed that justice always prevails.

Sooraj Pacholi reacted on Instagram

“Ultimately, the TRUTH always deserves to win!” the actor published on his Instagram Stories. Along with the hashtag “God is Great,” he also included emojis of folded hands and a red heart. Acquitting the actor, Judge AS Sayyed of the special CBI court in Mumbai said on Friday that there wasn’t enough evidence to convict Sooraj. “This court cannot find you (Sooraj Pancholi) guilty due to a lack of evidence; therefore, you are acquitted,” he said.

Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, who both work as actors, are the parents of Sooraj. He had Zarina with him when he appeared in court on Friday, and as they left, the two were surrounded by reporters. They are assisted in making room to get into their car by a police officer.

Jiah Khan’s case

Jiah Khan was only 25 when she was discovered dead in her Mumbai home on June 3, 2013. On June 10, 2013, the Mumbai Police detained the actor following the discovery of a letter that Jiah had allegedly written in which she claimed that Sooraj had mistreated her physically and mentally. In July 2013, bail was granted to Sooraj.

A key witness for the prosecution in the case, Jiah’s mother, Rabia Khan, testified in court that she suspected it was murder rather than suicide. “The verdict is on an alleged suicide, but I’ve always insisted Jiah was killed,” she said.

Jiah’s mother, Rabia Khan, declared that she would keep battling for her child. After the decision, she stated, “The charge of aiding suicide has been dropped. My child died, but how? This is a murder case, and we’re going to the high court,” she said.

Sooraj Pancholi’s career

The actor last appeared with Isabelle Kaif in the movie “Time to Dance” (2021). In the 2015 film “Hero,” he made his acting debut alongside Athiya Shetty, the daughter of Suniel Shetty. In 2016, Sooraj’s performance in the movie earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

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