New Delhi, Sept. 8: Maharashtra Home Secretary KP Bakshi on Tuesday said that there was no connection between Sheena Bora murder probe and Rakesh Maria’s removal as Mumbai Police Commissioner. “There is no political reason behind this, it’s a routine transfer,” KP Bakshi told ANI.

“There should be no question of any connection between Sheena Bora murder probe and Rakesh Maria’s promotion transfer,” he added. Earlier today, in a dramatic turn of events Rakesh Maria, who was heading the Sheena Bora Murder probe has been promoted to DG Home Guard. Ahmed Javed has replaced Maria as the Mumbai top-cop. (Also Read: Sheena Bora murder: Sanjeev Khanna to be produced in court today)

According to police, Sheena was murdered on April 24, 2012. Police claimed that they have recovered the shoes from Kolkata that were used by the accused when they went to dump the body in Pen forest. Earlier, in a major breakthrough, police claimed that the DNA tests conducted by Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) established that the skeletal remains found at Pen in 2012 were of Sheena. The FSL report was sent to police yesterday. FSL officials said that the DNA extracted from the skeletal remains matched with that of Indrani and Sheena’s brother Mikhail Bora.