Mumbai police on Tuesday arrested Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former Star India CEO, Peter Mukherjea, on suspicion of committing a murder in 2012.
Indrani is accused of murdering her sister, Sheena Bora, before disposing her body in Raigad. She has been remanded in police custody till August 31.
Her driver has also been arrested in the case.
“Arrest was made by Khar police, under CR no 406/15 and is registered U/S 302,201,34. Investigations are on. After producing the two accused in the court, we have got custody till 31st August.”DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni was quoted as saying.
Kulkarni added, “Indrani Mukherjee and her driver plotted the entire conspiracy to assassinate Indrani’s sister in 2012. They buried the body of Sheena at Raigad. We have recovered many evidences from spot, including human remains.”
Peter and Indrani married in 2002, when she worked as an HR Consultant and Peter was the CEO at Star India Network .
In 2007, Indrani launched INX Media, which owned the NewX channel with Peter being the chairman and the CEO of the company. However, both quit the company in 2009.