Sheena Bora Case: Peter Mukerjea Joins Other Accused In Court

20/11/2015 1:36 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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MUMBAI, INDIA - SEPTEMBER 4: Former CEO of Star India Peter Mukerjea arrives at Khar police station in connection with Sheena Bora murder case on September 4, 2015 in Mumbai, India. Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamvar Rai have been arrested on the charge of murdering Sheena and disposing of the body in a Raigad forest in April 2012. (Photo by Pramod Thakur/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

All of the accused in the April 2012 Sheena Bora murder case were produced before a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on Friday, including Indrani Mukerjea's husband, Peter Mukerjea, who was arrested Thursday.

Others apprehended include, Sanjeev Khanna, Indrani's ex-husband and her driver Shyamvar Rai.

Mikhail Bora, the son of Indrani Mukerjea, said on Friday that he would continue to demand justice for the murder of his sister Sheena and not hesitate to submit himself to questioning again if needed.

"I came to know about it yesterday night. I do not know what is going on about Peter Mukerjea. CBI is investigating. Let's see what happens. I will give my cooperation to the CBI. I am seeking justice for my sister and I hope it will get it soon," Mikhail told media here.

Indrani, her ex-husband husband Sanjeev Kumar and her former driver Shyamvar Rai, were arrested for the murder of her daughter Sheena in April 2012, whose partially-burnt body was found in the forests of Maharashtra's Raigad District.

On November 3, the judicial custody of Indrani Mukerjea, and the remaining two accused was extended till November 7 after their earlier remand had ended.

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The CBI's arrest of Peter Mukerjea, a former media magnate, followed an extensive interrogation of his son Rahul Mukerjea, who was in a relationship with Sheena.

Among other things, Rahul--grilled for nearly half a day--was asked whether he and Sheena had revealed to Peter that Sheena was not Indrani's sister but her daughter and also whether he had raised concerns about Sheena's safety after she disappeared in 2012.

Unnamed investigators told reporters that Peter Mukerjea was arrested for allegedly "shielding the accused" and "inconsistencies" in his statements.

With inputs from PTI

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