The Bombay HC today issued an important notice to CBI seeking its response to a petition filed by Sooraj Pancholi.
Jiah Khan mother petitioned the High Court seeking the probe by an independent agency under the supervision of the court and alleged that Jiah was murdered by Sooraj.
Following Jiah mother petitioned, the High Court in July 2014 transferred probe in the case to CBI.
Jiah Khan had allegedly committed suicide on June 3, 2013 after hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her suburban Juhu residence.
Jiah Khan's boyfriend-actor Sooraj Pancholi was arrested for abetting her suicide on June 10, 2013 but was released on July 2 after the HC granted him bail.
Sooraj Pancholi in his application has said he has to travel outside the country to fulfil certain professional commitments.
He advised that he be given his passport and assured that once he is back in the country, he would return it to the investigating agency.
Justice Mridula Bhatkar sought CBI's reply after the state government informed the court on Tuesday that the probe in the suicide case is being done by the central agency as per HC orders.
The court has posted the request for hearing on Wednesday.
The Bombay High Court today issued a notice to CBI seeking its response to a petition filed by actor Sooraj Pancholi
Sooraj Pancholi suspect of abetting the suicide of his girlfriend-actor Jiah Khan, for handing him back his passport as he has to travel abroad.