Mumbai (PTI): Sheena Bora’s biological father Siddharth Das has been quizzed by Mumbai police and his statement recorded in connection with her murder case, police said today.
Das reached Khar police station at around 8 PM yesterday to join the investigation into the sensational crime committed three years ago and left at about 3 AM this morning, they said.
Police had yesterday claimed that Sheena’s mother Indrani Mukerjea had “confessed” to her role in the crime.
They are also probing financial details obtained from Indrani’s husband and former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea. Peter had yesterday arrived at the Khar police station for questioning along with his CA and had brought bank statements, documents pertaining to the registration of companies and the books of his various companies.
Das, who claimed to be Sheena’s biological father, was flown down to Mumbai from Kolkata last evening and is understood to have been brought face-to-face with the accused.
Earlier, a police team had reached Das’ Kolkata home on Wednesday in order to bring him to Mumbai. His statement has been recorded and his sample taken for a DNA test.
A senior police official told PTI that Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria is likely to brief the media soon on progress of investigation so far.
Peter Mukerjea was questioned for second consecutive day till late last night by Khar police in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.
Indrani’s ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyamvar Rai were questioned in other rooms in the police station at the same time that Peter and Das were present there yesterday.
The police custody of the three accused – Indrani Mukerjea, Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyamvar Rai – ends tomorrow.