Shraddha Walkar homicide case: Polygraph take a look at on Aaftab ends, he could bear narco evaluation
Aaftab Ameen Poonawala, the prime accused within the Shraddha Walkar homicide case, on Friday, underwent a marathon polygraph take a look at for one more day. However cops mentioned that the take a look at couldn’t be accomplished. This comes as Aaftab’s police custody has additionally ended on Friday even because the investigation within the case is on.
In accordance with the officers, the polygraph take a look at, which lasted for practically three hours on the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL), couldn’t be accomplished on Friday as Aaftab was unwell. Aaftab had undergone a marathon polygraph take a look at of practically eight hours on Thursday.
Sagar Preet Hooda, IPS, Particular Commissioner of Police, Legislation and Order, Zone II, mentioned, “Polygraph take a look at of the accused Aaftab in Mehrauli police station case FIR No 659/22 underneath part 365/302/201 IPC couldn’t be held immediately.”
They additional added that he’ll bear a medical examination immediately. Nonetheless, officers on the facility additionally revealed that they discovered it troublesome to file his statements as he was not nicely. A group of FSL officers is more likely to hand over the report back to Delhi Police in a day or two.
In accordance with the consultants, Aaftab had co-operated with the investigators to some extent however remained largely evasive. He could bear a narco evaluation take a look at if stories reek of discrepancies. A senior FSL official mentioned all periods associated to the take a look at have been accomplished, together with the pre, principal and post-stages of the process.
The official mentioned “Our forensic consultants will analyse the recordings and make a report accordingly. He (Aaftab) may be known as once more if the consultants aren’t glad with the report. Based mostly on the result of the report, a choice shall be taken on conducting narco evaluation which may be carried out even when he’s despatched to judicial custody.”
A sequence of questions associated to the Shraddha Walkar homicide case had been requested within the polygraph take a look at. A number of the questions requested within the take a look at had been the sequences of occasions that led to the homicide, the accused’s relationship with Walkar, motive for his or her strained relationship, place the place he dumped the physique elements, kind of weapon used, amongst others.
As per the official, these questions had been meant to examine for discrepancies in his assertion. He additional added that the outcomes shall be handed over to the investigators inside two-three days.
Aaftab had allegedly strangled his live-in associate Shraddha Walkar and lower her physique into 35 items, earlier than dumping them throughout the nationwide capital and surrounding areas. Reportedly, he stored it in a 300-litre fridge for nearly three weeks at his residence in south Delhi’s Mehrauli earlier than dumping these over a number of days previous midnight.
The cops are but to seek out the sufferer’s cranium and remaining physique elements in addition to the weapon used to dismember the physique.
(With inputs from company)