Mukerjea reached the Khar Police station here at 10.30 am to record his statement. Indrani, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai, who were allegedly involved in the murder were also brought there.

The police are understood to have questioned the three accused in the presence of Peter and their counsel in perhaps the first such confrontation since Indrani was arrested on August 24 for allegedly murdering Sheena and hiding her body in 2012.

Indrani Mukerjea is accused of killing Sheena, her daughter from an earlier relationship, in 2012 over a financial dispute, with the help of her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai. Mukerjea had gone to the police station last week, but the Mumbai Police had refused to accept a written statement from him and he was told that when the police needed, they would call him for questioning.

A local court had earlier extended the police custody of the three accused - Indrani, Sanjeev Khanna and Shyam Rai - till September 5. Peter Mukerjea, who has been married to Indrani Mukerjea for 13 years and set up a media company with her, had first said that he was unaware that Sheena Bora was his wife's daughter and that Indrani had introduced her as her sister.

A few days after Indrani's arrest, Peter Mukerjea amended his version to say Sheena Bora did inform him that she was his step-daughter, but he had no reasons not to believe his wife Indrani Mukerjea's denial of that claim though he found it 'difficult to digest'.

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