Sheena case: Peter Mukerjea brought to Delhi for questioning

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Nov 24, 2015 14:12 IST
Peter Mukerjea, who was arrested in the Sheena Bora case, being produced at Esplanade court in Mumbai on Monday. (PTI)

Media baron Peter Mukerjea has been brought to New Delhi by the CBI in connection with its probe into the murder of his step-daughter Sheena Bora and may be subjected to forensic tests.

A team of officials of the Special Task Force of the agency escorted him from Mumbai this morning, CBI sources said.

The sources remained tight-lipped about the reasons which triggered this sudden move but confirmed that Mukerjea will be further examined in the capital.

The agency may carry out a lie-detection and brain mapping test on Mukerjea which is available at the Central Forensic Science Laboratory.

Mumbai also has a small scientific aid unit of CBI which also carries out polygraph test but it is not elaborate in terms of facilities available.

Sheena (24) was Indrani’s daughter from an earlier marriage.

Sheena’s mother Indrani Mukerjea, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamvar Rai have been charged by CBI for the her murder that took place in April 2012 and are in judicial custody in Mumbai.

Peter was arrested on November 19 and granted CBI custody till November 26 by the special court in Mumbai.

CBI has claimed financial transaction as the motive behind the murder of Sheena and Peter during his interrogation disclosed investments of crores of rupees made by him and Indrani.

The agency has also claimed that it has come across some important information and incriminating documents which are very crucial for the purpose of investigation.

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