A day after British forensic agency Jason Payne-James said in its findings that Jiah Khan’s suicide was staged, prime accused in the case, actor Sooraj Pancholi, who was dating the actress at the time leading to her death, has said that he, too, deserves a fair trial so that he can move on with his life. The actor, who was launched by Salman Khan last year in Nikhil Advani’s Hero, also accused the media for ‘targeting’ him and stalling the progress of his Bollywood career.
A woman in Chhattisgarh, whose eight-month-old foetus had died, reportedly became a victim of doctors’ apathy after several hospitals refused to operate on her without advance payment of fees. She died on Monday night after infection spread in her body.
The portrayal of women chased and harassed by spurned lovers in south Indian films has made stalking a “cool, romantic thing to do” activists are insisting, urging the film industry to stop glorifying a crime that has resulted in violent deaths. In the last few months, Tamil Nadu has reported half a dozen cases of women being murdered in their homes, classrooms and in public spaces for rejecting men who have stalked them.
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