Actor Jiah Khan, who committed suicide on June 3, did indeed undergo an abortion earlier this year and the doctor who conducted it knew her and her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi, Mumbai police said on Wednesday.
The police had been investigating Jiah’s charges — left in a six-page letter — about how the abortion had left her emotionally scarred.
In the letter, Jiah had also accused Sooraj of physical abuse, rape, threats and cheating, following which he was arrested on Monday on charges of abetment.
“The abortion was conducted in the first two months of this year through pills. We have recorded the doctor’s statement,” said a police officer on Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
Jiah’s six-page letter, though, was