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Indrani Mukerjea Granted Bail In Sheena Bora Murder Case By Supreme Court

Lawstreet Journal 20 May 2022 10:43pm

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On May 17, 2022, the Supreme Court granted bail to Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case, where it has been alleged that the victim, the daughter of the accused, was killed by her, due to which she was arrested. However, the accused has been granted bail on account of the fact that she has been under custody for 6.5 years, and the trial does not seem to end soon. The Apex Court has stated that the conditions imposed while granting bail to co-accused husband Peter Mukerjea would also have to be followed by the accused.  


Sheena Bora was kidnapped and murdered in April 2012, according to the Mumbai Police Department. Ms. Indrani's driver, who was caught in another case, admitted to killing Bora and told Mumbai cops that her mother, Ms. Indrani, was also involved. In 2015, the CBI took up the probe. Her spouse, Mr. Peter Mukerjea, was also detained and granted bail by a Special Court in March 2020.

Ms. Mukerjea, who is presently lodged in Byculla jail, Mumbai, wrote a letter to the CBI in December, 2021, stating that she would move the Special Court to record the statement of an inmate who had claimed to have met Bora in Kashmir.  


The Special Court dismissed Ms. Mukerjea's initial bail application on medical grounds in 2016. In September 2017, her second request was denied by the Special Court, which stated that she would be safer inside… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Supreme Court of India   Indrani Mukerjea   Bombay High Court   Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi   Additional Solicitor General SV Raju   Justices L Nageswara Rao   Justices BR Gavai   Justices AS Bopanna    murder case  
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