Bombay high court grants bail to Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora murder case | Mumbai News


MUMBAI: In a serious setback to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and aid to Peter Mukerjea, the Bombay high court on Thursday granted bail to him in the Sheena Bora murder case. The court, nonetheless, stayed its order by six weeks to allow an attraction by the CBI.
The court granted him bail on a surety of Rs 2 lakh whereas restraining him from travelling overseas with out prior permission from the court.
The high court stated his passport could be deposited with the CBI and he can’t search any adjournment in the trial.
Peter Mukerjea was arrested on November 19, 2015, in the Sheena Bora killing case, in which his former spouse Indrani Mukerjea is the principle accused. He was out briefly on medical grounds for coronary heart surgical procedure final yr.
Justice NW Sambr, who handed the order thought of the deserves of the case and amongst its causes for granting bail, stated the proof on file would not present prima facie proof of his direct involvement on the day of the alleged crime in April 2012, additionally the decision information data don’t disclose sufficient proof and point out that Shyamwar Rai was being given directions by important accused Indrani Mukerjea.
His case as argued by his counsel Shrikant Shivade was that he has no position in any way in the murder case in which his spouse Indrani Mukerjea and her former husband Sanjeev Khanna are co-accused.
Additional solicitor common Anil Singh and Sandesh Patil for CBI opposed Mukerjea’s plea pointing to the chargesheet and witnesses’ statements in addition to the decision information file which confirmed quite a few calls between him and his spouse Indrani the principle accused earlier than, throughout and after the alleged incident.



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