Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, 45, the accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, has told a Mumbai court that she would like to divorce her husband and co-accused Peter Mukerjea.
The special judge HS Mahajan, stated that it was her personal matter, and said she did not require the permission of the court. Indrani revealed the matter minutes after Peter was taken back to the jail.
On Tuesday a special CBI court started the trial in the Sheena Bora murder case by framing charges against her mother Indrani Mukerjea and her two step-fathers former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea and Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna.
The trio has been charged with the kidnapping, abetment to murder, hatching a conspiracy and other charges. Khanna and Indrani have been additionally charged with attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy to kill her son and Sheena’s brother Mikhail Bora after the latter claimed his drink was spiked the same evening of April 24, 2012 when his sister was killed and her body was burnt, disposed in a forest in Raigad district in Maharashtra the next day.
The accused trio pleaded “not guilty” to the charges, and the matter was posted for next hearing on February 1.