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Sheena Bora case: CBI to file supplementary charge sheet on

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The today told a special here that it will submit a supplementary charge sheet in the 2012 Sheena Bora case on October 21.

"We will file the final report on Friday," prosecutors Badami and Kavita Patil told special judge H S Mahajan.

On Saturday, the agency had told the that it will be filing a charge sheet in the case this week.

Meanwhile, the special suggested a timeline for the trial, with judge Mahajan saying that CBI, if possible, could start arguments on framing of charges when it submits the charge sheet.

"The charges can be framed by next week. Entire November month will go in complying with some formalities and we can start the trial by first week of December," the judge said.

Sheena (24) was strangled in a car here in April 2012 allegedly by her mother Indrani Mukerjea, Indrani's former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her former driver Shyamvar Rai. Sheena's body was then dumped in a forest in neighbouring Raigad district.

In its charge sheet filed on November 19 last year, the had named Indrani, Khanna and Rai as accused in the case. The trio were arrested in August last year after Rai spilled the beans while he was being interrogated in a case pertaining to illegal possession of arms.

Rai later turned approver in the case.

According to investigators, Sheena's relationship with Rahul, son of Indrani's current husband and former media baron Peter Mukerjea, was the possible motive behind her apart from certain financial dealings.

had filed a charge sheet against Peter on February 16 for his alleged role in the plot. He was arrested on November 19 last year.

The agency had stated Sheena was killed as her relationship with Rahul was disapproved by Peter and Indrani both of whom were part of the plot to her.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 20:28 IST