Sheena Bora murder: Judicial custody of accused extended till Oct. 5

Mumbai [India], Sept. 27 : The judicial custody of all the three accused in the Sheena Bora murder case was on Tuesday extended till October 5.

The lawyer of media magnate Peter Mukerjea, a co-accused in the case, has filed an application to object framing of charges as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is yet to complete its investigation in the case.

The order on the application of Peter will be pronounced at 5 p.m. today. The Special CBI court had in July adjourned the hearing on Peter 's application, which sought the statement of witness number 32, till July 20.

The central agency had in its supplementary chargesheet filed in February, submitted the statement of an unnamed witness in a sealed cover.

The CBI had said they are not revealing the identity or the statement of the witness as the investigation was going on.

The special court earlier on July 1 gave copies of Shyamwar Rai's confession to co-accused Sanjeev Khanna and others on the Bombay High Court's directive.

Indrani, Khanna and Shyamwar Rai had allegedly strangled Sheena Bora, Peter's daughter from an earlier relationship, inside a car in April 2012.

The trio was arrested in August last year, while Peter was arrested in November last year. Sheena's body was found in a forest in Raigad. The crime, which came to light in August last year, is allegedly linked to certain financial dealings.

Source: ANI