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Acquitted Sooraj Pancholi: Who Will Give Me 10 Years Back?


Acquitted Sooraj Pancholi: Who Will Give Me 10 Years Back?

MUMBAI (IANS) – Actor Sooraj Pancholi, who was acquitted of suicide abetment charges in the actress Jiah Khan death case on April 28, has finally broken his silence.

The actor, in a statement, spoke about “winning his dignity back”.

“The verdict has taken 10 long painful years and sleepless nights. But today, I have not only won this case but also won my dignity and confidence back. It took a lot of courage to face the world with such heinous allegations. I don’t know who will give me these 10 years of my life back to me, but I am glad that this has finally come to an end not only for me but especially for my family. There is nothing bigger than peace in this world,” he said.

After arriving home from the court, the ‘Hero’ actor greeted the media persons, expressed his happiness, and thanked the paparazzi outside his Mumbai residence.
His housing staff later distributed sweets to the paps.
“Due to paucity of evidence, this court can’t hold you (Sooraj Pancholi) guilty, hence acquitted,” the special CBI court judge said while pronouncing the verdict.

The suicide case of the US-based Jiah Khan back in 2013 left the nation and the film fraternity stunned. The death of the actress, who worked in Bollywood movies such as ‘Nishabd’, ‘Ghajini’, and ‘Houseful’, was directly linked to her then-boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi, who is the son of actor pair Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, and hails from an influential family.

Meanwhile, Jiah’s mother, Rabia spoke to the media outside the court on April 28.

She said: “I will go to the High Court or Supreme Court. They want me to work harder, I will work harder. I have fought for 10 years; I will fight more. Jiah will get justice”.

Rabia, in the past, claimed that Jiah was murdered. She also demanded that a murder investigation be launched against Sooraj. She reiterated the same on April 28 as well.

“The road is now open for me. CBI could have pressed for murder charges. I am grateful for the court to hold that there is no evidence because no evidence was submitted,” she added.

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