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Delhi Police likely to conduct Narco test of accused Aftab Poonawalla in Shraddha murder case

Aftab Poonawalla, accused of brutally killing his live-in partner Shraddha Walker, is slowly revealing all the secrets in the police interrogation. Now Delhi Police has approached the court to get permission to conduct narco test on the accused. On Tuesday, Police had applied for lie detector test. In the case of narco test, the consent of the accused is necessary.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: In the breaking development, The Delhi Police is mulling conducting narco test on Aftab Poonawala, accused of brutally murdering call centre employee Shraddha Walkar. Aftab has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly murdering Walkar, who had stayed in Vasai, in May this year, chopping the body into 35 pieces before dumping them at different places in the national capital over several days.

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Delhi Police has approached the court seeking permission to conduct narco test of the accused in brutal murder case. The police had applied for a lie detector test on Tuesday. In the case of narco test, the consent of the accused is necessary.

The police have provided the blood samples of Shraddha’s father and brother to the doctors for DNA matching. Along with this, application has also been made for the narco test of the accused. Police officials said that in order to hide the identity of Shraddha, the accused Aftab threw her head at the end after gradually throwing pieces of the whole body.

Meanwhile, a social activist, with whom call centre employee Shraddha Walkar had participated in a Mumbai beach clean-up drive, has claimed the deceased suspected her live-in partner Aaftab Poonawala of cheating on her and appeared quiet and aloof during the cleanliness campaigns.

Walkar also had financial problems and she and Poonawala used to have frequent fights, said activist Shreha Dhargalkar who runs an NGO. The activist also claimed Walkar (27) wanted to have a small family and a child. “That was her dream,” she added.

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On Tuesday, Police also said that both the live-in partners used to fight because Shraddha used to doubt Aftab too often.

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