Sheena Case: Digital Superimposition of Profile Matches Skull

Published: 04th September 2015 11:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th September 2015 11:16 PM   |  A+A-

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A file photo of Indrani Mukerjea and her daughter Sheena Bora L. |PTI

By PTI

MUMBAI: The digital superimposition of the profile of Sheena Bora has matched with the skull recovered from a forest in the neighbouring Raigad district, Mumbai police said today, and maintained it has not yet given a "clean chit" to former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea in the case.

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The matching of digital superimposition with skull would be important in establishing that the human remains found in the forest in Pen tehsil of Raigad are of Sheena, the daughter of Indrani Mukerjea, Peter's wife.

Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamvar Rai have been arrested on the charge of murdering Sheena and disposing of the body in a Raigad forest in April 2012.

"Digital superimposition of Sheena's profile has matched with the skull found in Raigad forest," a senior officer of Mumbai police said this evening.

The officer, replying to a question, also said, "We haven't given any clean chit to Peter yet."

Peter Mukerjea, though not an accused, was questioned extensively today at the Khar police station for the third day in a row in Sheena murder case. Police are also probing Peter and Indrani's financial transactions and yesterday he was accompanied to the police station by his CA.

The car used to take Sheena's body to Raigad has been traced to a third-party owner, the officer said.

Further, police had also found out that an employee of Indrani's company sent emails in Sheena's name after her murder, he said.  Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the case, Peter and others who have come under the investigators' scanner in the murky family saga today faced day-long interrogation at the Khar police station.

As the day ended, the Mukerjea couple, Sanjeev Khanna, Indrani's former driver Shyamvar Rai and Siddharth Das, who claimed to be Sheena's biological father, were still inside the police station.

Indrani and Sanjeev's daughter Vidhie, whom Peter has adopted, came to the police station for the first time and left in the evening after recording her statement.

Yesterday, the police had claimed that Indrani confessed to murdering Sheena.

The police custody of Indrani, Khanna and Rai would end tomorrow.

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