The Mumbai police had charged Monica under Section 201 for destruction of evidence. They later booked her for murder and conspiracy. Monica has moved a fresh bail application in the Mumbai High Court, as the Mumbai sessions court had earlier turned down her bail application.
Neeraj Grover, a creative director with the TV production house Synergy Adlabs, was murdered on May 7. Monica then lodged a police complaint on may 12, stating that Neeraj had gone missing. The police later arrested Monica and her fiancee Lt. M L Jerome Mathew on charge of murdering Neeraj Grover.