Shraddha Murder Case: Aftab’s Polygraph Test Likely To Be Conducted Tonight

Shraddha Murder Case: Aftab’s Polygraph Test Likely To Be Conducted Tonight

New Delhi: Accused in Shraddha Walkar’s murder, Aftab Amin Poonawala’s polygraph test is expected to take place tonight, sources at Forensic Science Laboratory told ABP News. The sources informed that as per the protocol, the Head of Department at Rohini FSL, where Aftab’s polygraph test is to be conducted, went to the court to verify the order of the copy for polygraph test. After getting the documents verified, further processes will be initiated. 

The Delhi Police on November 17 received a nod from a trial court to question the accused for five more days in its custody, while another judge had allowed his narco analysis test to unravel the sensational case after he consented to undergo the forensic examination. 

Aftab had strangled and killed his live-in partner, Shraddha Walkar at their Chhatarpur flat in Mehrauli after which he cut the corpse in 35 pieces and disposed of the parts in various places across the city. 

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Earlier in the day, Aftab’s police remand was extended by four days by Saket court on the demand of Delhi Police. During the hearing, Aftab told the court that the incident “happpened in the heat of the moment” and that he is having “difficulty in recalling the incident.”

Advocate A Kumar, Aftab’s legal aid counsel, said that Aftab can’t recall everything at once and was provoked to take such a gruesome step. “Aftab said he can’t recall everything at once but will inform as he does. He used a single word for victim & said he was provoked. Police will probably take him for site visit for evidence collection. Narco test soon,” he said as reported by ANI.

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Meanwhile, sources told ABP News that Aftab has been misleading the investigation by giving different responses when asked about the location where he threw the weapon used to kill Shraddha and the place where he disposed of her head.

As the accused can be kept in Police custody for a total of 14 days, the Delhi Police is running against time to get the test conducted.The narco analysis test will be conducted at Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital here in Rohini here.