Shraddha Walkar homicide case: Aftab Poonawala used to provide his live-in associate Shraddha Walkar cigarette burns, however she desisted from approaching police as she needed to provide him one other likelihood, certainly one of her pals claimed on Thursday.
After getting right into a relationship with Poonawala, Walkar distanced herself from her household and all her pals, her school pal Rajat Shukla stated whereas chatting with the media.
“In 2021, Shraddha shared with certainly one of her shut lady pals that Aaftab burnt her with a cigarette on her again, and we felt dangerous after listening to about this,” he stated.
Her pals then visited Poonawala and threatened to file a police criticism if he continued to ill-treat her, Shukla stated.
“It was Shraddha who requested us to provide him yet one more likelihood, and I feel that value her her life,” he added.
5 knives seized from Poonawala’s Chhatarpur flat
Within the newest spherical of developments with the case, the Delhi Police has seized 5 knives from the Chhatarpur flat of Aftab Amin Poonawala, sources stated on Thursday.
Nonetheless, police stated, the noticed used to chop her physique is but to be recovered.
The knives have been despatched to the Forensic Science Laboratory for examination to establish if these had been used within the fee of the crime, the sources within the police division stated.
“If these knives had been used through the fee of the crime, might be ascertained solely after the forensic examination which takes time,” stated a supply.
In the meantime, the second session of the polygraph take a look at on Mehrauli homicide accused Aaftab Amin Poonawala was underway on the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Rohini, officers stated on Thursday.
The take a look at couldn’t be carried out on Wednesday because the 28-year-old accused was down with fever and chilly, they stated.
FSL, Rohini Director Deepa Verma stated, “The take a look at is happening and if want be, the accused might be known as once more on Friday.”
Sources on the Ambedkar hospital stated Poonawala’s medical take a look at might be carried out after the completion of the polygraph take a look at and the outcomes are anticipated in two days.
Narco evaluation of the accused take a look at can solely be carried out after getting his medical report.
Poonawala’s narco evaluation is more likely to be carried out on Monday, the sources stated.
The delay within the completion of the polygraph take a look at has additionally delay the narco take a look at.
Poonawala allegedly strangled Walkar and sawed her physique into 35 items which he stored in a 300-litre fridge for nearly three weeks at his residence in South Delhi’s Mehrauli earlier than dumping them throughout town over a number of days.
The homicide occurred in Might.
(With inputs from PTI)