Key accused Indrani Mukerjea's former driver Shyamvar Rai, who has turned approver in the Sheena Bora murder case, has revealed that Indrani 'implicated' him in an arms case by planting a gun on him soon after killing her daughter.
He has made this revelation in his confessional statement, which was unsealed by the special CBI court after a Bombay High Court directive on Friday.
Rai was the first to be arrested in the sensational murder case in August 2015, after he was picked up in connection with an arms case.
The trial court recently permitted Rai to turn approver in the case and become a prosecution witness.
In his confession recorded last year by a magistrate, Rai said that Indrani Mukerjea gave him a parcel and three months' salary and asked him to leave soon after Sheena Bora's murder in 2012.
"However, when I opened the parcel it contained a crude weapon (gun)," he said.
He said that he tried to dispose of the gun twice but was afraid and when he did try to get rid of it for the third time, he got arrested.
Rai said that he went to dispose it of but tried to run away from the spot after he saw some cops around.
However, police stopped him and the gun was recovered from him during search in August 2015.
Rai, in his statement said that "after Indrani picked up Sheena in her car he gagged her while Indrani's former husband Sanjeev Khanna held her hands and she strangled her".