"Charges against him (Peter) are absolutely outrageous," said Rahul as he emerged from the CBI office in South Mumbai this morning, where he spent last night after requesting the sleuths to let him do so.

Peter, husband of key accused Indrani Mukerjea, was on Thursday arrested by CBI, which thereafter filed its chargesheet in the case in a magistrate court here.

Peter is charged with murder and criminal conspiracy. He has also been accused of destroying evidence and lying to protect his wife Indrani.

Rahul, who was in a relationship with Sheena, had said yesterday that Peter's arrest had come as a 'shock' for him. "I don't believe he knew (anything about the murder)...otherwise I wouldn't be here," he had told reporters outside the court.

Indrani, who was said to have a soft corner for Vidhie, her daughter by former husband Sanjeev Khanna, feared that the entire property might go to Sheena and Rahul if they were married, the chargesheet said.

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