ABORTION IN THE NEWS
Bollywood Actress/Model Jiah Kahn Commits Suicide After Abortion and Mistreatment by Her Boyfriend
Beautiful Bollywood actress, 25-year-old Jiah Kahn's body was found hanging in her Mumbai, India, apartment. Jiah was born in New York, the daughter of an American Indian businessman. She was educated in London and returned to New York at the age of 17 to study acting.
Jiah had appeared in the India film industry (Bollywood) films Housefull, Ghajini, and Nishabd.
The Andheri Metropolitan Police are calling her death a suicide but have taken her actor boyfriend, Suraj Pancholi, into custody for questioning. According to the police, "He is arrested for abatement to commit suicide under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code. There is a suicide note, there is a statement of Ms. Khan's mother and some circumstantial evidence of triggering."
Referring to the six-page suicide note left by Jiah, the police are investigating her allegations of rape, assault, torture, cheating, and abortion. "We are checking with the hospital where she had taken medical treatment and trying to find out about her abortion," said an officer.
Jiah said in her suicide letter, "I aborted our baby when it hurt me deeply."