Indrani Mukerjea, is one of the most popular and well known person in the television and media industry. She was suspected of murdering her own sister in 2012. The news of suspect shocked everyone in the media industry. On Tuesday, in a sensational case the Khar police arrested Indrani Mukerjea, the founder of 9X Media and wife of former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea for an alleged role in her own sister’s murder in 2012. The police also arrested her driver Shyam Manohar Rai (43) in connection with the murder of Sheena Bora, three years ago.
According to the sources, Cops have claimed that Indrani, with the help of her driver had allegedly murdered Sheena and dumped her body near a farmhouse in Raigad.
Indrani, 9X Media Founder Was Arrested
Police revealed that they arrested Rai on August 21,2015 in connection with illegal arms case, but during interrogation Rai’s confession about several other crimes including the murder of Sheena shocked the cops. At first the police did not believe him, but after they found the evidence in connection with the murder case of Sheena Bora in 2012, they informed the Raigad police. They were shocked to find the remains of a woman at the spot. The samples were sent for forensic tests.
One of the Officer of the Khar Police station narrated the whole incident about how they suspected Indrani “Recently, an informant told us that he has some leads about the case, wherein Sheena’s body was found in Raigad. We first called Rai for questioning and during questioning, he revealed the name of Indrani. Rai also told the police as to how and when the murder was committed and how and where the body was disposed. We then called Indrani for questioning. During the questioning they admitted murdering Sheena, disposing her body in Raigad and then fleeing from there,” said an officer. Indrani broke down and confessed to the murder. Khar Police did not waste any time and arrested her right then. Officials said that both Indrani and Rai were arrested under Sections 302 (murder), 201 (disappearance of evidence) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC.
Indrani Murdered Her Own Sister Sheena
They were presented in Bandra court and remanded in police custody till August 31. While the motive of the crime is yet to be revealed, sources said it might have resulted from a family dispute. DCP (Detection) Dhananjay Kulkarni said, “We cannot comment on anything regarding her detention as the police are still probing the case.”