Aaftab’s Polygraph Underway, to Go On for 2 Days; Blood Stains Found Under Tiles in Delhi Flat, Sent for DNA Test

Shraddha Homicide Case Updates: The polygraph check of accused Aaftab Amin Poonawala- who allegedly killed his 27-year-old live-in accomplice Shraddha Walkar and dismembered her body- started on Tuesday night, and should go on for a day or two as the method is time-consuming, a senior FSL official mentioned.  The investigators have additionally discovered extra proof, together with blood stains within the Chharapur flat that Shraddha and Aaftab shared.

The Delhi Police took Aaftab to the Delhi Rohini space for the check on Tuesday night the place the proceedings of the polygraph check started with pre-med and scientific classes.  After the polygraph, the police are probably to go forward with Aaftab’s narco evaluation, which was permitted by the court docket final week.

Earlier within the day, Poonawala informed a Delhi court docket, which prolonged his police remand by 4 days, that he acted within the “warmth of the second” and that it was not “deliberate”, based on Abinash Kumar, the lawyer representing the accused. Kumar later mentioned after chatting with Poonawala that he “by no means confessed within the court docket that he killed Walkar”.

Listed below are the most recent developments within the Shraddha Walker Homicide Case:

Questionnaire ready for Aaftab’s Narco Check:  Sources informed information company PTI {that a} questionnaire has been ready for the polygraph check in order that the sequence of occasions within the ugly killing could be ascertained.

Police hoping to find extra proof after polygraph: Police haven’t discovered Walkar’s severed head and different physique elements and are hoping to seek out clues to get better key proof, together with the homicide weapon, that might agency up their case.

Aaftab mentioned he disposed of the homicide weapon in Gurgaon forest: Sources mentioned that in the course of the police questioning, the accused informed investigators that he dumped the weapon and instruments, used to cut Walkar’s physique into 35 items, on the DLF Section III forest space in Gurgaon after Could.

Aaftab’s polygraph check might take 2-3 days: A senior FSL official mentioned that the method of the polygraph check is time taking and it might go on for a day and even two, relying upon the way it proceeds. “We have now initiated the method for conducting the polygraph check. A questionnaire can also be set and shall be requested. The length of the check additionally is determined by what number of breaks are taken in the course of the process,” he added.

Poonawala’s police remand prolonged: On the finish of his five-day police custody, Poonawala was produced earlier than Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Aviral Shukla, who prolonged his custody by 4 extra days. Police sought extension of his custody on the grounds that extra physique elements and weapons could be recovered based mostly on disclosures made by him.

Police get better Poonawala’s tough website plan used to eliminate Walkar’s physique: Police knowledgeable the court docket {that a} tough website plan has been discovered on the home of the accused which can help within the search and custodial interrogation, including the accused can even be required to attach the chain of occasions within the crime.

Aaftab says he killed Shraddha in ‘warmth of the second’: “Have you learnt what you might have achieved?” the choose requested Poonawala, mentioned his authorized assist counsel Abinash Kumar, narrating the proceedings. “And he mentioned all the things occurred within the warmth of the second, and it was not deliberate,” the defence counsel informed PTI.

Poonawala appeared assured after extension of his remand: The defence counsel mentioned that he spoke to Poonawala for “five-seven minutes right this moment”.

“Once I spoke to him within the morning, he appeared relaxed and was very assured. He didn’t present any indicators of aggressiveness,” he mentioned. The lawyer mentioned when he requested Poonawala if he is ready to comply with the authorized proceedings within the case and if he was glad with the defence, he replied within the affirmative. “He has by no means confessed within the court docket of legislation that he killed Walkar,” Kumar informed PTI.

Police discover blood stains in Poonawala’s rest room: In line with police sources, necessary clues have been discovered from the toilet tiles of Poonawala’s flat right here after a forensic crew broke the toilet tiles and located blood stains on them. The recovered tiles have been despatched for DNA examination to determine whether or not these blood stains are of Walkar and the report is anticipated inside two weeks.

Police hoping to conduct Poonawala’s narco evaluation in 4 days: “We’ll attempt to conduct the narco and polygraph checks inside 4 days. A number of companies have been engaged on the case and we are going to file a collective report within the court docket. The cost sheet shall be filed on the premise of forensic proof,” mentioned a senior official.

“We have now to hitch the dots on the proof collected to this point. We can not conclude the investigation based mostly on the confession by the accused,” they added.

Delhi HC dismisses plea to switch probe to CBI: In the meantime, the Delhi Excessive Courtroom on Tuesday dismissed with prices a PIL that sought instructions to switch the Walkar homicide investigation from Delhi Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), terming it a ‘publicity curiosity litigation’.

How Poonawala Killed Shraddha Walar: Twenty-eight-year-old Poonawala allegedly strangled his live-in accomplice 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 the town over a number of days previous midnight. The homicide occurred in Could.

(With PTI inputs)

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