In a heart-wrenching case, Aftab Ameen Poonawala, 28, allegedly strangled his live-in partner 26-year-old Shraddha Walkar following a fight on May 18 of this year. He allegedly chopped her body into 35 pieces, and dumped the body parts at 2 am every day in Delhi’s Mehrauli forest over 18 days.
The couple met in Mumbai at a call center. Victim’s family did not approve of her relationship with Poonawala, so the couple eloped and started living in Delhi’s Mehrauli area.
Shraddha’s friend informed her brother about her mobile phone being switched off for over two months in September. Shraddha’s father Vikas Madaan Walkar came to Delhi on November 8 after the concerning information and found a lock on her flat. He approached the Police and went on to file a complaint, he alleged that Shraddha had earlier told him that Poonawala used to frequently beat her.
Reportedly, police arrested Poonawala on Saturday, November 12. During investigation, he revealed that the two fought frequently as Shraddha wanted to marry him.
Ankit Chauhan, Additional DCP-I, South district, said, “The duo fell in love while working in Mumbai and came to Delhi by April-end or May first week after facing opposition from their families. While they were living in the national capital, they had an argument in mid-May over marriage, which escalated and he strangled her.”
The accused bought a 300-litre fridge to preserve Shraddha’s body parts and disposed them on different occasions. He has been sent to five-days in police custody.
Anil Deshmukh’s bail plea on Dec 6; HC says plea should be heard on priority due to his ill health
The Bombay High Court said, as per prima facie, 74-year-old former Home Minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh’s bail plea should be heard on priority basis due to the senior leader’s health issues. Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, appearing for the CBI, said that when Deshmukh’s bail plea was moved on medical grounds, then a fresh medical report needed to be called for.
Singh said, “There is a compilation that has been given now. There are medical papers attached. We need to go through it. Even though this is not a bail application on merit of the case, it is still being circulated under medical issues. He is getting medical treatment as required. Moreover, medical issues are not static. We need a check on what his condition is right now.”
Deshmukh’s advocate Vikram Chaudhari said the senior NCP leader was being treated but has been suffering from several ailments that require constant treatment and care. Chaudhary said, ”He needs to be released. He is a chronic patient.”
Justice MS Karnik said that the court would hear the bail plea on merits. He said, “I am satisfied that we can proceed with the hearing on merits and give it priority. This is my prima facie opinion that priority should be given. One of the medical ailments (that Deshmukh is suffering from) is degenerative.” Deshmukh’s bail plea would now be heard on December 6.
The bench asked Singh whether he was ready to argue on the merits of the case immediately, to which Singh said he would require a week while Chaudhari said that he was ready to argue. However, Justice Karnik said, “We need to give them a fair opportunity.”
Bengaluru man kills 2-yr-old daughter, says ‘didn’t have money, wasn’t able to feed her’
Bengaluru man Rahul Parmar (45) allegedly killed his two-year-old daughter. He claims that he did not have money to feed her. Rahul belongs to Gujarat. Reportedly, he also tried to end his life after killing his daughter.
The police got involved when Rahul and his daughter went missing on November 15. Rahul’s wife filed a missing complaint, after which, the investigation started.
Rahul was arrested during the investigation. He revealed to the police that before killing his daughter, he spent some time with her in the car, played a bit, and hugged her. He said that he did not have enough money to feed her. As per the report, Rahul went through a financial loss in his Bitcoin business, and was unemployed for the last 6 months.
The child’s body was found in the lake of Kendatti village of Kolar taluk on November 26 night. A blue car was also found at the bank of the lake, the police said.
Previously, Rahul filed a complaint with the Bengaluru Police about gold jewelry getting stolen from his house. Upon investigating, the police came to know that Rahul himself had stolen the jewels from the house and pledged. He was warned about registering a fake complaint by the police, and was asked to visit the police station.
Police is suspecting that Rahul might have done something due to fear of facing repercussions of filing a fake case.
Further investigation has been initiated.
How police caught Aftab Poonawalla | Aftab Poonawalla case | Shraddha Walker
Aftab Amin Poonawalla, who allegedly murdered his live-in partner Shraddha Walker in May, 2022, dismembered her body into 35 pieces and dumped the same in Mehrauli forest in Delhi. Know the facts related to this case in the video.
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