Big breakthrough: DNA report confirms body found in Raigad is of Sheena Bora

In a major development in the murder case of Sheena Bora, daughter of former media honcho Peter Mukerjea's wife Indrani, the DNA report of the skelatal remains found in Raigad forest has confirmed that it is the body of the victim, according to news reports on Monday.

Last Updated: Sep 07, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Big breakthrough: DNA report confirms body found in Raigad is of Sheena Bora

Mumbai: In a major development in the murder case of Sheena Bora, daughter of former media honcho Peter Mukerjea's wife Indrani, the DNA report of the skelatal remains found in Raigad forest has confirmed that it is the body of the victim, according to news reports on Monday.

The much-awaited report comes after claims that Sheena Bora was allegedly murdered by her mother Indrani Mukerjea and later dumped in the forest in Raigad.

Apart from Indrani, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyamvar Rai are other accused in the case.

The DNA samples recovered from Raigad were earlier sent to Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) and the report was awaited.

Earlier, digital superimposition of the profile of Sheena Bora has matched with the skull recovered from a forest in the neighbouring Raigad district, Mumbai Police has said, the PTI reported.

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"Digital superimposition of Sheena's profile has matched with the skull found in Raigad forest," a senior officer of Mumbai Police had said.

Indrani was arrested by Mumbai Police on August 25 on charges of killing Sheena on April 24, 2012 along with her driver Shyam Rai and Khanna.

Sheena was killed on April 24, 2012 and her remains were discovered near the Pen forests on May 23, 2012.

(With Agency Inputs)