NEW DELHI: The CBI has sought permission from a Mumbai court on Thursday to interrogate Indrani Mukerjea, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyamvar Rai in jail in the Sheena Bora murder case.
The CBI wants to question all three accused to find out the money trail behind the murder. “We also want to confront Indrani with the statements given by Peter Mukerjea and also find out whether Sanjeev Khanna has also parked money in some foreign account or not,” said a senior CBI officer. The CBI sought to interrogate the accused in jail for three weeks. Special Judge H S Mahajan is to hear the probe agency’s plea on Monday.
The agency also said that they have received the forensic laboratory report on Skype and messages of all the three accused. “We need to confront the accused with these FSL reports,” the officer said.
In the meantime, the agency said that they have found the link of money trail during questioning of Sheena’s step-father Peter Mukerjea, who is in judicial custody till December 14. The agency has questioned Peter for 11 days in police custody after his was arrest on November 19. Peter also underwent a lie detector test at the Central Forensic Science Laboratory in New Delhi in the case.
The investigation had revealed that Peter and Indrani had allegedly siphoned off funds to the tune of Rs 900 crore from their company 9X Media through a layer of nine companies during 2006-2007. The financial transaction worth Rs 900 crore is under scanner and the Interpol has been asked for help in accessing several overseas bank accounts of both Peter and Indrani.