INX media case: CBI grills Indrani, Peter Mukherjea in money laundering probe
The CBI on Wednesday quizzed former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani Mukerjea, both of whom are in jail in the Sheena Bora murder case, in connection with a case related to the affairs of INX Media.
Mumbai: The CBI on Wednesday quizzed former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani Mukerjea, both of whom are in jail in the Sheena Bora murder case, in connection
with a case related to the affairs of INX Media.
The special CBI court conducting the trial in the Sheena Bora murder case recently allowed the Central agency to question the Mukerjeas in jail.
While CBI officials questioned Indrani Mukerjea in Byculla prison, Peter Mukerjea was questioned at Arthur Road prison, a senior agency official said.
"We have started questioning both since 4 December. It will continue on 7 and 8 December," the official added.
INX Media is accused of violation of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) conditions for receiving investment from Mauritius, and Mukerjeas, who at one time controlled the firm, are accused of syphoning off money.
Former Union Finance Minister P Chidamabaram appeared at 11.30 am at the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in the INX media money laundering case.
Inching ahead in the Sheena Bora murder case investigation, Mumbai police on Wednesday recorded the statement of former media tycoon Peter Mukherjea, the husband of prime accused Indrani Mukherjea.
Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukherjea writes angry letter to Peter over his 'two-faced behaviour'
Indrani Mukherjea—prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case—has criticised her husband Peter for his "two-faced behaviour", media reports said on Wednesday.