Indrani, Khanna blame each other during interrogation

Police are also probing Mikhail Bora’s claim that hours Indrani and Sanjeev met Sheena on April 24, 2012, she had allegedly drugged him.

August 30, 2015 12:31 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 04:43 am IST - Mumbai

In a new twist to the Sheena Bora murder saga, Indrani Mukerjea and her former husband Sanjeev Khanna have blamed each other for the crime during police interrogation.

Indrani, her driver Shyam Rai and Khanna were interrogated at Khar Police Station on Saturday. During the course of the grilling, they blamed each other for the crime, a police official said.

Police said Khanna and Indrani were giving evasive replies during interrogation.

Indrani’s son and Sheena’s brother Mikhail Bora was also questioned at a hotel in Bandra.

Police are also probing Mikhail’s claim that just hours before Indrani and Sanjeev met Sheena on April 24, 2012 and took her for what would be the last drive of her life, Indrani had also allegedly drugged him. By the time they came back, the suspicious, groggy Mikhail had fled.

Meanwhile, the car in which Sheena Bora was allegedly killed >was traced , while questions cropped up about a >cover-up by police in not registering a case of murder or accidental death three years back when a partially-burnt body, believed to be hers, was found.

A Timeline of events:

February 16, 2016:CBI files chargesheet against Peter Mukherjea.

February 12, 2016: The bail plea of Peter Mukerjea was rejected by a special CBI court which observed that the charge sheet was yet to be filed and investigation in the matter was still on.

February 5, 2016: Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, moved an application in the special CBI court here seeking bail on medical grounds saying that she was suffering from frequent “blackouts".

January 25, 2016: A magistrate’s court extended the judicial custody of former media baron Peter Mukerjea till February 8, one of the accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Janurary 6, 2016: The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court adjourned media baron Peter Mukerjea’s bail application to January 16.

December 15, 2015: Peter Mukerjea's judicial custody extended till December 28.

December 9, 2015: Indrani, Peter laundered Rs. 275 crore said a CBDT report.

December 3, 2015: CBI moves court to quiz Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyamvar Rai in jail.

November 26, 2015: Mukherjea family released out a statement against charges on Peter. Peter, Indrani siphoned off fund to 9X Media, told CBI to the court.

November 23, 2015: Peter Mukherjea's CBI custody extended till November 26.

November 19, 2015: CBI arrests Peter Mukherjea along with filing charge sheets against Indrani, ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and Shyamvar Rai the driver.

October 7, 2015: Indrani discharged from hospital,doctors confirmed drug overdose.

October 2, 2015: Indrani Mukherjea admitted in JJ Hospital after she allegedly overdosed on anti-epileptic pills.

September 19, 2015: Maharashtra announces the handover of the case to CBI.

September 9, 2015: Peter Mukherjea reveals to Khar police that Indrani often abused him.

September 7, 2015: Body of Sheena Bora found in Raigad forest.

September 5, 2015: The police custody extended again till September 7.

September 3, 2015: Indrani Mukherjea confessed her role in the murder.

September 1, 2015: Siddharth Das confessed that he is the biological father of Sheena and Mikhail Bora.

August 31, 2015: Fresh charges filed against Indrani attempting to kill her son. Police custody of the three accussed extended till September 5, 2015.

August 30, 2015: The three arrested were taken to the crime scene in Raigad. The call records were also checked by the police.

August 29, 2015: Maharashtra Police has ordered a probe into why the Raigad Police did not register an Accidental Death Report (ADR) after they found a burnt corpse, suspected to be of Sheena Bora, in 2012.

August 28, 2015: Sanjeev Khanna confessed to his "complicity in the crime." He had earlier said that, Sheena’s body was lying next to him in a car in which they were travelling together in Mumbai on April 24, 2012.

August 27, 2015: Sheena Shyam Rai, Indrani's driver, confessed that he murdered Sheena and disposed of her body, on the direction of his employer Indrani Mukherjea.

August 27, 2015: Sanjeev Khanna, a Kolkata based businessman and ex-husband of Indrani Mukherjea was arrested from Kolkata.

August 26, 2015: Indrani opened up that Sheena was her daughter from a previous marriage and not sister as maintained.

August 21, 2015: Shyamvar Pinturam Rai is arrested following the seizure of a 7.63-bore pistol from him.

May 23, 2012: Police find a decomposed body after villagers at Gagode in Pen tehsil, Maharashtra, complain of foul odour.

April 24, 2012: Sheena Bora takes a leave of absence from work at Mumbai Metro. On the same day she sends a resignation letter to her employer. She is not heard from again. No missing complaint is ever lodged by any family member.

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