Indrani Mukerjea is the accused and main suspect of her daughter, Sheena Bora’s murder case. In 2015, Indrani was arrested on charges of killing her 25-year-old daughter, Sheena Bora. On 18 May 2022, Indrani was granted bail after spending 6.5 years in jail.
Indrani Mukerjea was arrested on 25 August 2015 by the Mumbai Police. Indrani never accepted the allegation of murdering her daughter and claimed that Sheena was alive. Indrani even wrote a book or memoir on her real-life events through which she stated her side of the story.
In a recent interview with the New Indian Express, Indrani Mukerjea spilled some beans and talked about the case. Indrani talked about her real-life stories which she mentioned in her memoir how she shaped her career and the struggles she faced in her professional and personal life.
Who is Indrani Mukerjea?
Indrani Mukerjea is an Indian-born British who was born in 1972 in Guwahati, Assam and presently she is 51 years old. Indrani was born into an Assamese family her father’s name was Upendra Kumar Bora and her mother’s name was Durga Rani Bora. Indrani completed her schooling education in Guwahati and later moved for higher education to Shillong at Lady Keane College
Indrani met Siddhartha Das in Shilong with whom she had a daughter, Sheena, and a son, Mikhail. Later, In 1990 Indrani moved to Kolkata and left her kids to her parents. In Kolkata, Indrani met Sanjeev Khanna with whom she got married in 1993 later the couple had a daughter, Vidhie in 1997, and soon after she divorced him. In 2001, Indrani moved to Mumbai and a year later she met Peter Mukerjea and got married to him.
After the marriage, Indrani’s daughter, Vidhie also moved with her. A few years later, Idrani introduced her children, Sheena and Mikhail as her younger siblings, and soon after Sheena also moved with her. Indrani even co-founded INX Media with her ex-husband, Peter Mukerjea and in 2009, due to unknown reasons Indira resigned from the company as the CEO and sold her stake.
Sheena Bora murder case, Is she alive or dead?
Sheena Bora, the daughter of Indrani Mukherjea was 25 years old and was working as an executive for Mumbai Metro ( Reliance Infrastructure). On 24 April 2012, Sheena took a leave from work and even sent her written resignation on the same day she sent a break-up message to her boyfriend, Rahul Mukerjea (her stepbrother, whom she was dating).
Rahul Mukerjea was worried and suspicious, so he insisted Mumbai Police find Sheena as she was not seen after 24 April. The police investigated, and Indrani ( Sheena’s mother) stated that Sheena was in the US for her higher studies as Rahul was troubling and stalking her. Indrani was being surveillance by the Police and later her driver, Shyamvar Pinturam Rai was caught with some illegal weapons.
Indrani was then arrested after her driver gave detailed information to the Police. According to Rai, Indrani planned the murder with him and her ex-husband, Sanjeev Khanna, and contacted Sheena. On 24 April, the three of them Indrani, Sanjeev, and Rai took Sheena to a place in Bandra and killed her.
A day later, they took the body to the Jungle and fueled and burned Sheena’s body. Later, the three of them were charged with various sections. On 18 May 2022, Indrani was released on bail after 6.5 years spent in Worli Jail. Indrani has published a memoir where she mentions that Sheena is alive and was informed twice that Sheena is alive and was spotted. Whereas, Indrani’s driver confirmed that she was dead.