After Rahul's new lawyer Ashok Sarogi moved the application, the matter was adjourned for the day and and has been posted for hearing today.

The development came hours after Rahul's previous lawyer Neeraj Gupta withrew from the case, saying he was "kept in the dark" about the details pertaining to the case.

"I withdrew from the case on humanitarian grounds. I felt that I shouldn't be fighting the case, and hence left it be so that injustice is not done to anyone," Gupta told media yesterday.

"A client should pass on all the information, right or wrong, good or bad, to the lawyer, but I was kept in the dark and got all the details (pertaining to the case) from outside (media)," Gupta claimed.

Asked if he changed his mind after the FIR was filed against Rahul, he said, "The FIR has nothing to do with the decision. A lawyer is always prepared for such things."

Rahul, currently in hospital, was yesterday booked for the abetment of suicide after police registered an FIR based on a complaint filed by the actress's mother Soma at Bangurnagar Police Station.

A case under IPC sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 504, 506 (criminal intimidation), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC has been registered against Rahul.

Meanwhile, doctors attending on Rahul, who has been in hospital since Sunday morning, said that "he still has suicidal tendencies."

"I cannot leave him now because he can do anything. He is still on medication and becomes violent when effect of medicine wanes," Dr Santosh Goel, said, adding that he is under depression and at times calls out to Pratyusha.

On April 1, the 24-year-old actress, who shot to fame for her role of Anandi in hit TV series 'Balika Vadhu', allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself inside her flat at Goregoan area of western suburbs.

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