A woman who allegedly met Sheena Bora in June this year is ready to record her statement before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the legal counsel for jailed media executive Indrani Mukerjea said in another explosive claim Wednesday. The nine-year-old death case of Bora has taken a twist with her mother Mukerjea alleging she is alive and was spotted in Jammu and Kashmir.
“I’ve been informed by my client Indrani Mukherjea that a lady officer has informed her that she met Sheena Bora on June 24 near Dal Lake. This officer is ready to record her statement before CBI. We’ll file an application to direct the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a fair probe,” ANI quoted lawyer Sana Khan saying.
Latest reports suggest Mukerjea, in a letter to the CBI, made sensational claims of her daughter being alive, as told to her by a fellow prisoner at Mumbai’s Byculla Jail, and directed the central agency to conduct a probe into the matter. Khan reportedly admitted having no knowledge of the letter’s contents since it was directly forwarded to the CBI.
Sheena Bora Case: What You Should Know
Mukerjea, the former wife of media tycoon Peter Mukerjea, is accused in the alleged murder case of her daughter Sheena Bora, who died at the age of 25 in 2012, her death being discovered only three years later when the family driver was apprehended by the police in another case of arms possession.
He claimed that he, along with his employer Mukerjea and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna were responsible for the death of Bora and disposal of her body. More on Mukerjea here.
Mukerjea was the founder of recruitment company INX Services Private based in Kolkata and had daughter Sheena and son Mikhail with her first husband Siddhartha Das. Bora’s death case had taken a major turn, as details were made public in 2015, when it was revealed she was Mukerjea’s daughter, not sister as she had been introduced in Mumbai social circles by Mukerjea.
The CBI had presided over the Bora death case and in August this year, the agency notified the courts that they had closed their investigation of the alleged murder. As per reports, the CBI has claimed Mukerjea’s recent explosive allegations of her daughter being alive are only a way to prolong the case proceedings.
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