Jiah Khan ‘suicide’: Court asks Suraj Pancholi’s lawyer about status of discharge plea

Actor Suraj Pancholi's lawyer said that calling for a trial on an urgent basis, he would not press for a discharge application at the moment. The court has adjourned the matter for Tuesday and the prosecution is likely to file draft charges.

| Mumbai | Published: January 30, 2018 2:56:03 am

The sessions court on Monday asked Prashant Patil, the lawyer of actor Suraj Pancholi, about the status of his discharge application filed a year ago in connection with the alleged suicide of Jiah Khan.

Patil told the court that till date, the CBI has not filed a reply to the application. Patil also said that calling for a trial on an urgent basis, he would not press for a discharge application at the moment. The court has adjourned the matter for Tuesday and the prosecution is likely to file draft charges.

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