Mumbai: Former media magnate Indrani Mukerjea, accused of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, was yesterday hospitalised after drug overdoze with doctors describing her condition as 'serious', leading to speculation that she might have attempted suicide.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the home portfolio, ordered an inquiry into the incident last night. "She was brought here at 2 pm. She is unconscious since then," Dr T P Lahane, Dean of government-run J J Hospital in south Mumbai, told. "She is unconscious, her condition is serious," he said.
43-year-old Indrani, the prime accused in the sensational murder of 24-year-old Sheena, was rushed from the Arthur Road jail and admitted to the J J Hospital after she complained of 'uneasiness', said DCP Mohan Dahikar. According to Dr Lahane, Indrani was on epilepsy medication. "We suspect that she got her epilepsy medicine and probably consumed all of it," he added.
Jail authorities said she has been on anti-epileptic pills since September 11 after she started suffering bouts of seizure. Prison officials, who were tasked to monitor her medication, have been asked to explain how Indrani got hold of tablets more than her dosage.

"Whatever toxic has been there, if it has gone out of the body, then I think, it should be clear to us within the next 24 hours to check the response. It will be take at least 24 hours," Dr Lahane said.
The inquiry, to be covered by IG (prisons) will cover all angles, including how Indrani managed to get hold of the tablets, a senior official in CMO told. There was speculation that Indrani was under depression and had attempted suicide by consuming some pills.

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