Mumbai, Jun 9: Rahul Mukerjea, the son of former media baron Peter Mukerjea, on Thursday informed a particular CBI courtroom right here that Indrani Mukerjea’s replies to him about her daughter Sheena Bora’s whereabouts didn’t appear “truthful”, and he sensed that one thing was amiss. Indrani Mukerjea is a major accused within the case associated to Sheena’s 2012 homicide.
She is now out on bail. The homicide got here to mild in 2015, three years after Sheena (24) was allegedly killed by her mom with the assistance of co-accused Sanjeev Khanna and Shyamvar Rai. On Thursday, Rahul Mukerjea, Peter Mukerjea’s son from earlier marriage, deposed as a witness earlier than particular CBI courtroom choose S P Naik-Nimbalkar. Peter later married Indrani.
Rahul informed the courtroom about his relationship with Sheena, and narrated the sequence of incidents after he dropped her close to suburban Bandra on April 24, 2012, for her assembly along with her mom Indrani. Later within the night, when he despatched Sheena a textual content message about choosing her up, Sheena replied “she is having enjoyable catching up with Indrani and can spend the evening along with her,” Rahul informed the courtroom.
He discovered this message odd as only a day earlier than Sheena was apprehensive about assembly Indrani, he stated. The next day, after he made a number of calls and despatched messages, Sheena replied’ (by message) that she shall be house in about half-hour, Rahul stated. After two hours, he bought one other message from her that “she has met another person, who was very rich. She is in love with him and he mustn’t contact her.”
At this level he didn’t suppose that Sheena’s life was in peril, however thought that she may need been sedated by somebody, he informed the courtroom. He then went to Marlow constructing in Worli in south Mumbai the place Indrani lived to satisfy Sheena, however he did not discover them there, Rahul stated. He then went to the native police station in Worli, and two police constables have been despatched to the constructing to investigate about Sheena.
After they requested the watchman, he stated three folks had left earlier within the morning, Rahul informed the courtroom. However the police refused to take his written criticism about Sheena going lacking, and informed him that she had gone along with her mom and can be high quality and he mustn’t fear, he stated. He bought comparable response from the Bandra police station below whose jurisdiction she had been seen final, and MIDC( Andheri) police station below whose jurisdiction they lived.
By means of his mom he bought the variety of senior police officer Param Bir Singh. Singh informed him that it was crucial to get a lacking particular person criticism registered, Rahul informed the courtroom. Later, the MIDC police famous down the details about his criticism in a police diary, he stated. He additionally known as his father Peter, Sheena’s grandparents and her faculty buddies, however none of them had any details about Sheena, he stated.
When he requested Indrani about Sheena, he felt that her response was not “truthful”, so he began recording his telephone conversations with Indrani, Rahul informed the courtroom. In one in all these conversations Indrani informed him that Sheena was in Nagpur, he stated. One other time, Indrani stated Sheena had gone again to Guwahati, whereas on one event she informed him that Sheena had gone to the US. “I felt Sheena going to the US was not doable as her passport and belongings have been at house,” Rahul stated.
“I felt that Indrani was mendacity for some causes… Due to her completely different solutions, I felt that Indrani was mendacity,” he stated. Rahul Mukerjea’s testimony will proceed on June 17. As per the Central Bureau of Investigation, Indrani disapproved of Sheena’s relationship with Rahul. She additionally had monetary disputes with Sheena, the CBI has stated. PTI