The polygraph take a look at on Mehrauli homicide accused Aaftab Amin Poonawala went on for almost three hours on Friday on the Forensic Science Laboratory in Delhi, officers stated.
The police custody of Poonawala, who allegedly strangled his live-in accomplice and reduce her physique into 35 items earlier than dumping them, will finish on Friday even because the investigation within the case is on.
The police are but to seek out the sufferer’s cranium and remaining physique components in addition to the weapon used to dismember the physique.
Poonawala reached the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Rohini for his third session of the polygraph take a look at at 4 pm and left after 6:30 pm, they stated.
A senior FSL official stated all periods associated to the take a look at have been accomplished, together with the pre, most important, and post-stages of the process.
“Our forensic experts will analyse the recordings and make a report accordingly. He (Poonawala) can be called again if the experts are not satisfied with the report. Based on the outcome of the report, a decision will be taken on conducting narco analysis which can be carried out even if he is sent to judicial custody,” he stated.
A sequence of questions associated to the case such because the sequences of occasions that led to the homicide, the accused’s relationship with Walkar, the explanation for his or her strained relationship, the place the place he dumped the physique components, the kind of weapon used, have been amongst a few of the questions requested within the take a look at.
The intention was to verify for discrepancies in his assertion, the official stated, including that the outcomes will likely be handed over to the investigators inside two-three days.
Poonawala had undergone a marathon polygraph take a look at of almost eight hours on Thursday. However, officers on the facility discovered it tough to document his statements as he was not nicely.
Poonawala allegedly strangled his live-in accomplice Shraddha Walkar (27) and sawed her physique into 35 items, which he saved in a 300-liter fridge for nearly three weeks at his residence in south Delhi’s Mehrauli earlier than dumping these throughout the town over a number of days previous midnight.
Meanwhile, the incident has additionally taken a political flip with Union Home Minister Amit Shah assuring “strict punishment” to the accused in minimal potential time, whereas the CPI(M) has alleged that the homicide and dismemberment of Walker by her Muslim boyfriend was getting used for “communal propaganda”.
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