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Indrani Mukerjea down with dengue, hearing postponed till 31 October

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 7:02 IST

In a latest development in the Sheena Bora murder case, prime accused Indrani Mukerjea will be unable to be present at the Metropolitan Magistrate's court on 29 October, after reports came in that she is suffering from dengue.

According to medical reports, Mukerjea's platelet count has dropped to around 64,000. Doctors from JJ Hospital are examining her.

After she was detected with dengue, the Byculla jail authorities informed the court of Mukerjea's inability to be present for the hearing, following which it got postponed till 31 October.

Mukerjea was to be present in court for obtaining her consent to get her voice samples for CBI probe.

The Central Bureau of Investigation today informed the court that it had got hold of some call recordings which featured her voice and therefore her voice samples were required for verification purposes.

Currently, all accused in the sensational murder case are under judicial custody.

Mukerjea's driver Shyam Rai, who is also an accused in the case had appeared before the court on 27 October following his 19 October letter in which he had written that he wanted to reveal some 'truths' to the court regarding the Sheena Bora murder case.

First published: 28 October 2015, 1:48 IST