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Indian media magnate charged with murder

Peter Mukerjea, former media baron

By: Eastern Eye Staff

ONE of India’s leading media magnates has been formally charged with murder over the death of his stepdaughter, an investigating officer said on Wednesday (February 17), the latest development in a case gripping the country. Peter Mukerjea, an ex-chief executive of media behemoth Star India, has also been charged with abduction, destruction of evidence and giving false information, an official with India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said. “He has been charged with the same offences as the others,” the official told reporters on condition of anonymity, referring to an earlier chargesheet filed against Mukerjea’s wife and two others. Wife…

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