NEW DELHI :
A DELHI Court on Saturday sent Aftab Amin Poonawala, accused of killing his live-in partner and chopping her body into 35 pieces in south Delhi’s Mehrauli, to judicial custody for 13 days, police said. Police have initiated the legal process for production of the accused for further proceedings in the polygraph test, Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order, Zone II) Sagar Preet Hooda said. Poonawala allegedly strangled his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar, 27, and sawed her body into 35 pieces, which he kept in a 300-litre fridge for almost three weeks at his Mehrauli residence, before dumping those across the city over several days.
Poonawala’s four-day police remand expired on Saturday. Meanwhile, Delhi Police is yet to receive the DNA test report in connection with the Shraddha Walkar murder case, an official said here on Saturday. The Delhi Police also questioned the woman who visited the residence of Aaftab Amin Poonawala after the murder of his live-in partner in south Delhi’s Mehrauli, officials said on Saturday. Police said Poonawala came in contact with the woman, a psychologist, through a dating application and called her to his residence.