Mumbai, January 24: Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, "misled" Peter Mukerjea about Sheena's disappearance, claimed the defence lawyer of Peter Mukerjea. Peter Mukerjea is a co-accused in the murder case. Sheena Bora Murder Case: Special CBI Court in Mumbai Rejects Indrani Mukerjea’s Bail Plea.
The claim was made by lawyer Shrikant Shivde, while arguing for the bail plea of former media baron Peter Mukerjea. The lawyer added that Indrani created fake email address in the name of Sheena to ensure that people think she is alive and misled many people through the fake mail ID.
Mukerjea has time and again claimed that he received an email from Bora’s ID even an year after her murder, in order to prove that he was not aware about the murder of Sheena Bora and that Indrani kept her in the dark about it by creating a fake ID.
Earlier, the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court had adjourned Sheena Bora murder case till January 7 and the court will continue the hearing Thursday, January 24, 2019.
The CBI confirmed that Peter Mukherjee’s friend Pritul Sanghvi was examined and he deposed that Peter was unhappy with the relationship of Sheena and his son Rahul.
Earlier in November, Peter termed the allegations made by his wife Indrani Mukerjea as false and defamatory before the CBI court. Prime accused in the sensational case, Indrani, made a scathing attack on Peter saying he might have abducted her daughter “out of greed and ill-will”. Indrani Mukerjea Claims Someone Wants to Kill Her! Sheena Bora Murder Case Prime Accused Tells CBI Court.
She had told the CBI that Peter and their former driver Shyamwar Rai could be behind the abduction of Sheena, making her untraceable and destroying evidences.
Following which, Peter, in a written reply to the special court in Mumbai, said: “Indrani was plotting a sinister conspiracy to drag his name into the murder case.”
Indrani, who is lodged in Mumbai’s Byculla jail, is the prime accused in her daughter Sheena Bora’s murder case, who was killed on April 24, 2012. Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Rai were arrested in August 2015, while Peter was nabbed in November the same year.