Is Sheena Bora alive? The murder case of Sheena Bora, long after it was apparently solved, has seen yet another twist. Bora’s mother and one of the main accused in her death, Indrani Mukerjea, has now alleged that her daughter is alive. Mukerjea made this claim in a letter that she wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation. She further asked the government agency to conduct an investigation into the matter.
Indrani Mukerjea and her husband Peter Mukerjea were accused and then arrested for killing their 25-year-old daughter Sheena Bora. The deceased was Indrani’s daughter from her first marriage. The trial for the case began in 2017 and since then 60 witnesses have been questioned.
The duo was arrested in 2015 and have been kept in Byculla jail in Mumbai ever since. 49-year-old Indrani Mukerjea recently allege that a woman prisoner told her that she had met Sheena Bora in Kashmir. The letter was sent by Indrani directly to the CBI and her own lawyer Sana Khan said that they have no details of what Indrani has written in the letter.
Sheena Bora case
In April 2012, Bora went missing after allegedly resigning from her workplace. The next month, half-burnt remains of Bora were discovered from a forest in Raigad district.
After a long investigation into the case, officers claimed that Sheena Bora was murdered by Indrani, who was helped by her driver Shyamvar Rai and the second husband, Sanjeev Khanna. Indrani allegedly killed her daughter because she was enraged over her proximity to Rahul Mukerjea, son of Peter Mukerjea (from a different marriage). The CBI, at the time, also said that Sheena Bora had threatened to allegedly expose her mother over a financial dispute after which the incident transpired.
The twist in the tale here was that Indrani had allegedly said to her friends that Sheena was her sister and not her daughter. After Sheena went missing, she said that her “sister” has moved to the United States.
In August month of 2015, Indrani and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna were arrested by the police in connection with the case. Three months later, Peter Mukerjea too was arrested by the police.