Sheena Bora, 24, the daughter of Indrani Mukerjea from a previous relationship, was allegedly strangulated in a vehicle on April 24, 2012, and later her burnt body was dumped in a bag in the forests near Gagode, in Raigad district adjacent to Mumbai.

The Mumbai Police arrested Indrani, her former driver Shyamvar P. Rai and ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna in August 2015, and later the CBI nabbed media baron Peter Mukerjea, Indrani's husband, in November.

On June 20 this year, the Special Court granted Rai's plea for a pardon in return for turning approver and a prosecution witness in the case.In its chargesheet filed in November 2015, the CBI had named Indrani, Khanna and Rai as accused in the case.