Mumbai: A Special court here on Monday extended till Thursday the CBI custody of former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea and one of the four prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. He was presented before a CBI court where the prosecution sought 10 days’ custody for Mukerjea, claiming he was not cooperating in the investigations into his step-daugther’s murder.
Mukerjea was arrested on Friday and remanded in three days’ custody, which ended on Monday.
Among other things, the CBI has contended that Mukerjea was aware of the killing of Sheena Bora, daughter of his wife Indrani Mukerjea from her previous marriage.
In August, Mumbai police arrested Indrani, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamwar Rai in connection with the Sheena Bora murder. They are in CBI custody till December 3.