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CBI court rejects Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea citing 'threat' to her life

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Guihiamliu Riamei | Updated on: 07 Sep 2018, 11:44:53 PM
CBI court rejects Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea citing “threat” to her life (Photo:PTI)

New Delhi:

Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea was on Friday rejected by a CBI court in Mumbai.

Citing “threat” to her life, Indrani had applied for bail in August. CBI court judge Judge J C Jagdale, however, rejected her plea.

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The judge said that Indrani would be safer inside the prison and her claims of ill-health which she mentioned in her petition were exaggerated. In her bail plea, Indrani had cited an incident in April when she had to be admitted to a hospital.

The court took note of the CBI submission that Indrani is kept in a secure cell as the prison premises are well guarded round-the-clock.

Sheena Bora was allegedly killed on April 24, 2012. The crime was revealed by Indrani’s driver Shyamvar Rai, when he was arrested in another case in August 2015.

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Rai, Indrani and her former husband Sanjeev Khanna were arrested for alleged murder of Sheena. Her current husband Peter Mukerjea was arrested for allegedly being part of the murder conspiracy.

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First Published : 07 Sep 2018, 06:23:41 PM

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