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Aftab Poonawala's narco test: Accused confesses to killing Shraddha, using multiple weapons: Sources

Aftab Poonawala narco test: Shraddha Walkar's murder accused has been kept under observation in Ambedkar hospital, Rohini after his narco test was conducted today.

Shashwat Bhandari Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: December 01, 2022 15:07 IST
Accused in Shraddha murder case Aftab Poonawala narco test
Image Source : KUMAR SONU, INDIA TV AND ANI Accused in Shraddha murder case Aftab Poonawala narco test will be conducted today.

Shraddha Walkar murder case: Accused Aftab Poonawala, who brutally murdered his girlfriend and chopped body in 35 pieces, narco test was conducted today. After the test, the accused has been kept under observation in Ambedkar hospital in Rohini from Tihar jail.

Reports say during the narco test, Aftab's health was absolutely fine as test went successful. The test lasted for almost 2 hours. Delhi Police will take back Aftab from Ambedkar Hospital at around 1 pm.

Aftab Poonawala was taken to Ambedkar hospital in a jail van under 3rd Battalion of Delhi Police security cover.

Sources say Aftab accepted that he killed Shraddha Walkar in the narco test. He also confessed of using multiple weapons. The accused also revealed during the narco test where he had disposed Shraddha's clothes.

He will be brought back to the FSL lab in 2-3 days as per the doctors' opinion for the post-narco test.

According to FSL sources, during the post-narco test, Aftab will be informed about the answers he gave during the narco test.

If there would be any difference between Aftab's answers given in the polygraph test and the narco test, then he will asked for an explanation.

FSL experts will also interact with Aftab during the post-narco test. The post-narco test is an essential part of the narco test of any subject and without it the procedure of the narco test is incomplete.

On Wednesday, Poonawala confessed to committing the crime during his polygraph test conducted at the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL), Rohini.

The polygraph test ended on Tuesday after multiple sessions, the sources said.

"The accused has confessed to killing Shraddha Walkar and disposing of her body parts in several areas," they said.

FSL officials said Poonawala will undergo narco analysis test on Thursday at a government hospital in Rohini.

Head of the Department of Crime Scene Management at FSL, Rohini, Sanjeev Gupta, said, "The narco analysis test on Poonawala will be conducted on Thursday at Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospital in Rohini. The FSL team is prepared for the test. The FSL team along with the doctors will be present at the time of the test."

According to the officials, the narco test would take around three to four days.

On Monday and Tuesday, the remaining sessions of polygraph test on Poonawala were conducted. The polygraph test is not admissible in a court. During probe, the Delhi Police recently contacted a woman who met Poonawala after Walkar's murder.

On Wednesday, police said Poonawala had called the woman, a psychologist, to his residence in Mehrauli twice in October. Poonawala came in contact with the woman through a dating mobile application, police said.

The woman revealed during the investigation that she did not have any idea about the incident. She said that he (Poonawala) was behaving normally during her visits and that she never saw him scared, they said.

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