Mumbai, September 30: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday took over the probe in the high-profile murder case of Sheena Bora and registered a case here against her mother Indrani Mukerjea and two others for allegedly hatching a criminal conspiracy to kill her.
After Maharashtra government announced handing over the probe to the agency 10 days back, CBI's Special Crime Branch lodged a case in the designated court against Indrani, her former husband and Sanjay Khanna and former driver Shyamvar Pinturam Rai.
The case was registered under Section 120-B, 364, 302, 307, 328, 201, 202, 203 of IPC(Indian Penal Code) and Section 3(25) of Arms Act relating to alleged murder of Sheena Bora on the request of Maharashtra Government and further notification from Central Government.
CBI took over the investigation of the case which was earlier registered by Mumbai Police on the allegations that the accused persons hatched a criminal conspiracy to murder Sheena.
Sheena, 25, was murdered on 24 April, 2012, and her body was burnt and disposed off in a forest in Raigad district the next day.
The prime accused in the case, Indrani Mukherjea was arrested this year on August 24.She has been accused of killing her over a financial dispute, with the help of her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver.