Peter, In­drani of­fi­cially end their 17-year mar­riage

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Nation - Swati.Deshpande @times­

Mum­bai: A17-year mar­riage with a unique es­trange­ment be­hind bars ended with a mu­tual con­sent divorce on Thurs­day for In­drani and Peter Muk­er­jea, both ac­cused in the 2012 mur­der of In­drani’s daugh­ter Sheena Bora.

Peter, a for­mer me­dia hon­cho is 63 and In­drani is 16 years his ju­nior. She turns 48 next Jan­uary. The cou­ple was ar­rested in 2015 and has been in sep­a­rate jails since. Judge S S Sawant of the Ban­dra fam­ily court granted them divorce by mu­tual con­sent. This plea has a six-month coolin­goff pe­riod, at the end of which the court as­sesses if the con­sent still ex­ists and grants a de­cree af­ter en­sur­ing com­pli­ance of the con­sent terms.

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