In a significant improvement within the Shraddha homicide case, Delhi Police is prone to write to the relationship app Bumble to hunt particulars of accused Aftab’s profile to search out out the main points of girls who visited him.
Notably, Aftab had met Shraddha on this relationship app.
In accordance with the sources, the Delhi Police desires to determine if any of the ladies Aftab dated on the app could possibly be a potential purpose behind Shraddha’s alleged homicide.
“Delhi Police might write to Bumble to get particulars of Aftab’s profile to search out particulars of girls who visited him in his home when Shraddha’s physique was nonetheless within the fridge. Police are trying on the chance if any of those ladies could possibly be a purpose behind this killing,” the police sources mentioned.
Bumble’s headquarter is in Texas, USA.
Earlier at present, Delhi police, having already recovered round 12 suspected physique elements disposed off by Aftab, the accused within the Shraddha homicide case, on Sunday, introduced him to the jungle space on Tuesday with an goal to recuperate different physique elements, in response to police sources.
The samples recovered thus far have been despatched for examination to determine if they’re all human stays, in response to police sources.
“Round 12 samples recovered of stays suspected to be of a human, have been picked up by forensic consultants and despatched to verify in the event that they’re all human stays. They will be despatched to match with DNA samples of her father,” the sources mentioned on Tuesday.
In accordance with the sources the top is but to be recovered.
Earlier at present, the daddy of Shraddha Walker, a Maharashtra woman who was allegedly murdered by her live-in companion Aftab within the nationwide capital, on Tuesday demanded a dying penalty for the accused whereas additionally suspecting a “love jihad” angle behind the incident.
Chatting with ANI, Shraddha’s father, Vikas Walker mentioned, “I suspected a love jihad angle. We demand the dying penalty for Aftab. I belief Delhi Police and the probe is shifting in the precise path. Shraddha was near her uncle and did not discuss to me a lot. I used to be by no means in contact with Aftab. I lodged the primary grievance in Mumbai’s Vasai.”
I had spoken to Shraddha final in 2021. I used to take details about her from her pal. She didn’t discuss to me a lot. I didn’t know that she had shifted to Delhi. Her pal advised me that she is in Delhi. I believed that she was in Bangaluru. Aftab has received a whole lot of time to complete the proof.
Delhi Police probe into the Shraddha Walker homicide case has revealed that the accused Aftab Poonawalla was a meals blogger who used to work at a name centre within the nationwide capital. The police at the moment are investigating if he had rented a flat in Delhi’s Chhatarpur space as a part of a conspiracy to kill the sufferer.
The police investigation has additionally revealed that the couple had frequent fights.
In accordance with police sources, earlier than shifting to Delhi in 2022, the couple had come right into a relationship in 2019. They stayed in Maharashtra for a while however used to go to numerous locations as a part of their journey plans.
In accordance with the police, they went to hill stations in March-April. Each of them had travelled to Himachal Pradesh for just a few days in Could and stayed collectively the place they met a person who lived in Delhi’s Chhatarpur. As per stories, upon shifting to Delhi, that they had initially stayed on the flat of the identical Man whom they met in Himachal. Nevertheless, the keep didn’t change the state of affairs between them.
Later, Aftab rented a flat in Chhatarpur the place he shifted with Shraddha. She was reportedly strangled to dying on Could 18 within the Chhatarpur flat.
The police have come to know that the room was taken on hire just a few days earlier than the homicide.
“It is usually a matter of investigation whether or not Aftab had already hatched a conspiracy to kill her,” the police sources mentioned.
The accused advised the police throughout interrogation that he used to take the items of the useless physique to the disposal at 2:00 am as a result of little motion of individuals at this hour.
The police have come to know that the accused Aftab has performed his commencement and lived in Mumbai together with his household.
” Aftab’s social media, it’s identified that he had additionally performed meals running a blog for a while, though no video had come about his running a blog for a very long time. His final put up got here within the month of February, after which there was no exercise on the profile. He has greater than 28,000 followers on his Instagram,” the sources mentioned.
In accordance with the police, until a while again each Shraddha and Aftab used to work within the name centre.
“It’s discovered that after the homicide, Aftab used to come back again residence by 6-7 pm after which used to take the items of the useless physique saved within the fridge there for disposal. The accused used to hold the items of the carcass in a black foil however had thrown the items out of the foil within the forest, making it tough to determine if the items have been thrown or the stays have been as a result of animal searching,” the sources mentioned.
Delhi Police solved a six-month-old blind homicide case, and arrested a person for allegedly killing his 28-year-old live-in companion, chopping her physique into 35 items and disposing of them at completely different locations in and across the nationwide capital.
The accused recognized as Aftab Amin Poonawalla (28), a resident of Mumbai, was caught on Saturday on the idea of the deceased’s father’s grievance and has been despatched to police remand for 5 days, the police mentioned on Monday.
Aftab and Shraddha met on a relationship web site and later moved in collectively at a rented lodging in Chhatarpur. Delhi police acquired a grievance from Shraddha’father and registered an FIR on November 10.
Police mentioned that Aftab, after looking on Google, cleaned blood stained from the ground with some chemical compounds and disposed of stained garments. He shifted the physique within the rest room and purchased a fridge from a close-by store. Later, he chopped the physique into small items and put them within the fridge.
Officers mentioned that Shraddha Walker (27) from Mumbai, met the Aftab whereas working at a name heart in Mumbai.
“The 2 received collectively through a relationship app in Mumbai. They have been in a live-in relationship for 3 years and had shifted to Delhi. Quickly after the 2 shifted to Delhi, Shraddha began pressurizing the person to marry her,” Further Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), South Delhi Ankit Chauhan advised ANI.
“The 2 quarrelled regularly and it used to get uncontrolled. On this explicit occasion that occurred on Could 18, the person misplaced his mood and strangled her,” mentioned Chouhan.
“The accused advised us that he chopped her into items and disposed of her elements in close by areas within the jungle space of Chhatarpur Enclave. He has been arrested and an investigation is occurring,” added DCP Chouhan.
Aftab allegedly chopped her physique into 35 items, purchased a fridge and saved them in it. He later began disposing of the physique items at completely different areas in and round Delhi throughout night time hours for the subsequent 18 days, mentioned sources.
Sources additional mentioned, Aftab used to sleep every single day in the identical room the place he had chopped the physique after killing Shraddha. He used to see the face after preserving it within the fridge. Aftab had cleaned the fridge after disposing the physique elements.
Sources mentioned Aftab had relations with many ladies even earlier than Shraddha. Earlier than committing the crime, he additionally watched many crime motion pictures and internet sequence, together with the American crime drama sequence Dexter.
In September, Shraddha’s pal knowledgeable her household that there was no contact with Shradhha for the final two and a half months and her cell quantity was additionally switched off. Her household additionally checked her social media accounts and located no updates throughout this era.
In November, Shraddha’s father Vikash Madan Walker, a resident of Palghar (Maharashtra), approached Mumbai police and lodged a lacking particular person grievance.
Throughout the preliminary investigation, Shraddha’s final location was present in Delhi, and on the idea of this, the case was transferred to Delhi police.
Shraddha’s father advised the police about his daughter’s relationship with Aftab and suspected his involvement in his daughter’s absence.
Throughout the investigation, it was discovered that Aaftab and Shraddha had come to Delhi and began dwelling in a rented residence within the Chhatarpur Pahadi space. The police throughout the course of the investigation, traced Aftab and nabbed him.
Aftab, throughout questioning, confessed to the crime and mentioned that they fought typically as Shraddha was pressurizing him for marriage.
“The accused has been arrested and a case underneath IPC sections 302 (homicide) and 201 (inflicting disappearance of proof of an offence dedicated) has been registered at Mehrauli police station,” officers mentioned.
Police additionally recovered some bones from Aftab’s rented flat and officers mentioned that the efforts to recuperate the remaining elements of the physique have been on.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)
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