Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in Jiah Khan’s suicide case till June 10. The move came as the Bombay High Court will on June 7 hear a plea by Jiah’s mother Rabia Khan requesting that this case handed over to the SIT for interrogation.
The sessions court was expected to frame charges against actor Sooraj Pancholi, the key accused in the case, but adjourned the hearing after Rabia’s request.
Jiah’s mother had earlier moved the Supreme Court, which directed her to approach the Bombay High Court.
The apex court refused to intervene in the plea made by Rabia, who had demanded that the investigation be transferred from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to the Special Investigation Team ( SIT).
The CBI has termed Jiah’s death as suicidal, not homicidal.
Pancholi has been charged with abetment of Jiah’s suicide on June 3, 2013, after the duo had a spat.