Aaftab Poonawala murdered his girlfriend Shraddha Walkar in anger after she went to fulfill a good friend, the police mentioned within the chargesheet into the macabre homicide case.
In the 6,629-page chargesheet, the Delhi Police mentioned Aaftab Poonawala turned extraordinarily violent when he got here to know his girlfriend had gone out to fulfill the good friend.
“The accused didn’t like the truth that she had gone to fulfill a good friend. He turned apprehensive. He killed her that day,” Joint Commissioner of Police Meenu Choudhary instructed reporters right now.
After allegedly killing Shraddha Walkar, 27, in May of their rented Delhi flat, Aaftab Poonawala, 28, had chopped up her physique and discarded the physique components into a close-by forest and different locations over practically three weeks to cover proof. Both had moved to Delhi from Mumbai in May itself and have been live-in companions.
The police mentioned they shaped 9 groups to crack the case and even despatched a few of them to Haryana, Himachal and Maharashtra to gather proof and speak to folks for a bigger image.
“We collected physique components for a very long time. A whole lot of expertise went into analysing the proof. We obtained a DNA and different forensic exams carried out,” Ms Choudhary mentioned.
The police took the statements of some 150 folks whereas framing the chargesheet. Aaftab Poonawala used over 5 sorts of knives and different instruments to cut up his girlfriend’s physique, the police mentioned within the chargesheet.
A noticed and blade allegedly used to cut up the physique have been allegedly thrown into the bushes in Gurugram. A meat cleaver was dumped in a dustbin in south Delhi.
Aaftab Poonawala was caught after Shraddha Walkar’s father went to the police of their hometown in Maharashtra in October. The father, Vikas Walkar, had not been in contact together with her as he was upset over her inter-faith relationship with Aaftab Poonawala.
Having met over a relationship app, the couple lived collectively for some months of their hometown Vasai close to Mumbai earlier than shifting to Delhi solely in May final 12 months.