Indrani And Peter Mukerjea File For Divorce In Mumbai Court

Indrani And Peter Mukerjea File For Divorce In Mumbai Court

Indrani And Peter Mukerjea File For Divorce In Mumbai Court

New Delhi: The main accused of Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, jailed in the Sheena Bora murder case have filed for divorce in a Mumbai court today. The 46 year old Mukerjea, former owner of a TV channel has been lodged in Byculla women's jail since her arrest in 2015.

Indrani had said that the marriage had "irretrievably broken down", so in April this year, she sent a divorce notice to Peter Mukerjea.

A CBI court had, earlier this month rejected her request for bail citing ill-health and a "threat" to her life in the prison.

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Sheena Bora, Indrani Mukerjea's daughter from first marriage  was allegedly killed on April 24, 2012. The case gained light after Mukerjea's driver Shyamvar Rai was arrested in another case in August 2015 and spilled the secrets

The police arrested Indrani Mukerjea, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver in the alleged murder.

Three months later, Peter Mukerjea was arrested for allegedly being part of the conspiracy.

In June, Mukerjea was hospitalised after she complained of chest pain. Months after her arrest, she was taken to the hospital in an unconscious state after a suspected case drug overdose.