in the latest twist shraddha walker murder caseA news report said that the police found five knives used by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla to cut her body into 35 pieces.
Quoting Delhi Police sources, ANI said, “Aftab has told the police that multiple weapons were used to cut Shraddha’s body.” In the last few days, the police have recovered five big knives, which have been sent to the forensic team for investigation.
Aftab is also alleged to have preserved the severed body parts in a refrigerator before dumping them in the forests of Chhatarpur in south Delhi.
Meanwhile, ANI quoted Delhi Police sources as saying that Poonawalla is undergoing a psychological analysis test, the Perceptual Ability Test (PAT). The process of testing on Aftab is being done at Rohini Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).
Aftab and Shraddha met on a dating site and as their relationship progressed, they started living in a rented house in Chhatarpur. Delhi Police had registered an FIR on November 10 on the complaint of Shraddha’s father.
After questioning the accused, it was revealed that Aftab had killed Shraddha on May 18 after which he started looking for ways to dispose of the body. The Delhi Police revealed that it also borrowed disposal ideas from popular crime shows on its streaming devices. He also told police that he read about human anatomy before dismembering his girlfriend’s body.
Police said that after browsing the internet for ways to remove all traces of his crime, Aftab wiped the blood stains with some chemicals from the floor of the couple’s Chhatarpur apartment and also destroyed all the stained clothes. Police further said that he then shifted the body to the bathroom and procured a refrigerator where he stored the dismembered body parts.
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