Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani changed citizenship around the time of murder - Apprehending trouble, Indrani Mukerjea, mother and the main accused in Sheena Bora murder case, had given up her Indian passport and attained British nationality sometime around 2012-2013.
Legal experts guess that Mukerjea perhaps had attained British nationality hoping to escape the country in case of any trouble. However, with the murder case remaining covered up for three years, a relieved Mukerjea was residing in India, sources said.
Since she has already been held and put in jail, her citizenship is of no relevance.
Majeed Memon, senior criminal lawyer said, "In the current scenario it does not affect in any way, as any person, belonging to any country, can be charged under the law of the land for the crime committed. Moreover, in this case, the crime has taken place in Indian jurisdiction. Even if the offender is a foreign national by birth, police have every right to take legal action against the person."
Sources say that the police are trying to find out the exact date on which she changed her citizenship.
After Indrani's arrest, it was known that she had spent more time in UK than in India since April 24, 2012, the day Indrani along with Shyam Rai and Sanjeev Khanna supposedly murdered Sheena.