Aaftab killed Shraddha for meeting friend, say police : The Tribune India

Aaftab killed Shraddha for meeting friend, say police

File over 6,000-page chargesheet

Aaftab killed Shraddha for meeting friend, say police

File photo



Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 24

The Delhi Police today claimed Mehrauli murder accused Aaftab Poonawala got enraged and became violent after victim Shraddha Walkar went to meet one of her friends, which he didn’t like.

The police today filed over 6,000-page chargesheet against Aaftab in connection with the gruesome murder of his live-in partner Shraddha in the Saket court here, which extended the judicial custody of the accused by two weeks to February 7.

A senior officer of the South District Police said, “On the day of the incident, Shraddha had gone to meet one of her friends, which Aaftab did not like. After which he became violent and the killed her.”

The officer said the chargesheet was filed on Tuesday under Sections 302 and 201 of the IPC. Over 150 testimonies had been recorded, he said.

Aaftab is accused of strangling Shraddha in May last year and chopping her body into 35 pieces before dumping these in different parts of the national Capital over several days. Aaftab and Shraddha met through a dating app in 2019 and later moved together in a rented accommodation in Delhi’s Chhattarpur area. Shraddha’s parents were against the interfaith relationship and had stopped talking to her after she decided to move to Delhi with him.

Tribune Shorts


Top News

8 charred to death in massive fire at multi-storey building in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

14 charred to death in massive fire at building in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

Around 40 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse th...

Budget 2023-24: Tax sops, fiscal consolidation tightrope walk for Sitharaman

Budget 2023-24: Tax sops, fiscal consolidation tightrope walk for Finance Minister Sitharaman

Despite this being last Budget before general elections, big...

India's economy to grow  6.5 per cent in 2023-24: Economic survey

India's economy to grow 6.5 per cent in 2023-24: Economic survey

The survey said the pace of price increases is not high enou...

Asaram gets life imprisonment in 2013 rape case

Gujarat: Court sentences Asaram to life imprisonment in 2013 rape case

81-year-old is currently lodged in a Jodhpur jail, where he ...

Decriminalisation of adultery won’t be applicable in armed forces, rules SC

Decriminalisation of adultery won’t be applicable in armed forces, rules SC

Top court clarifies its 2018 landmark verdict which had stru...


Cities

View All