Sheena Bora murder case: HC refuses bail to Indrani
One-liner: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Indrani Mukerjea, who is the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.
Move to get bail: Mukerjea's lawyer Sana Khan said they will now move the Supreme Court for bail.
- Mukerjea is currently lodged at the Byculla women's prison in Mumbai following her arrest in Aug 2015
Bail denied: She had been denied bail on multiple occasions by a special CBI court, which is conducting the trial in the murder case.
- Mukerjea is facing trial for allegedly killing her daughter Sheena Bora
Need to know: Bora (24) was strangled to death in a car by Mukerjea, her then driver Shyamvar Rai and former husband Sanjeev Khanna in April 2012. The body was burnt in a forest in Raigad district.
- Bora was born out of Mukerjea's previous relationship
Media baron held: Former media baron Peter Mukerjea was also arrested for being part of the conspiracy. He was granted bail by the high court in Feb 2020
- His marriage to Indrani Mukerjea ended during the period of incarceration