Sheena Bora case: CBI to file chargesheet by month end

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file a chargesheet in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case by the end of this month.

A CBI official said the agency has prepared a watertight case and the chargesheet would include the statements of witnesses in addition to the statements recorded before the magistrate, call data records, DNA samples, besides other documents.

He also informed that as per the provisions of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), the investigating agency has to file the chargesheet in the case within 90 days of the arrest of the accused failing which the accused is eligible for a default bail.

Indrani Mukherjea, the main accused in the case, was arrested along with her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and former driver Shaimvar Rai on charges of murdering 24-year-old Sheena and disposing her body at a Raigad forest in April 2012.

A Mumbai court had on November 7 extended the trio’s judicial custody till November 20. The court also allowed the CBI to interrogate the accused in jail till November 17. (ANI)