The body found from a suitcase in a forest in Haryana’s Faridabad on Thursday afternoon is suspected to be that of 27-year-old woman from Mumbai, Shraddha Walkar, who was killed by her life partner in Delhi.
Faridabad police contacted Delhi Police after finding suitcase containing body parts in Surajkund forest area.
According to police, the body was wrapped in a plastic bag and sacks, clothes and belts were also found near the suitcase.
On the surface, it looks like a person was murdered elsewhere and part of the body was dumped here to avoid identification, Faridabad Police said in a statement.
Faridabad police have shared information with Delhi police, on the basis of which a team of Mehrauli police of South Delhi, which is investigating the horrific murder of Shraddha, has also arrived at the scene and joined the investigation.
Delhi police officials suspect that the body recovered from the suitcase may be related to the Shraddha Walker murder case.
The body parts (including torso) found in the suitcase appeared to be from months ago and it was not clear whether they belonged to a man or a woman, the sources said.
They say the body has been sent for an autopsy and everything will become clear once the autopsy report is received.
“Faridabad police officials also said that they will keep the samples aside, in case the Delhi police want to conduct a DNA test,” official sources told ANI.
Aaftab Amin Poonawala, accused in the grisly murder of Shraddha Walkar, is currently in police custody and is undergoing the Cognitive Ability Test (PAT) – a psychological analysis test.
Aaftab was accused of strangling Shraddha, his life partner, to death and dismembering her body into 35 pieces. He is also alleged to have preserved chopped up body parts in a refrigerator before dumping them into the forests of Chhatarpur, south of Delhi.
Aaftab and Shraddha met on a dating site and moved into a rented house together in Chhatarpur as their relationship developed.
Upon receiving the complaint from Shraddha’s father, Delhi Police registered the FIR on 10 November and arrested the accused thereafter.
Subsequent interrogation of the defendant revealed that Aaftab had killed Shraddha on May 18, after which he began researching ways of disposing of the body.
He also borrowed ideas from popular crime shows on his streaming devices, Delhi Police revealed. He also told police that he had read about human anatomy before dismembering his girlfriend’s body.
Police said that after searching online for ways to remove all traces of his crimes, Aaftab wiped the blood stains on the floor of the couple’s Chhatarpur apartment with some chemicals and also discarded all sticky clothes. blood.
He then moved the body to the bathroom and bought a refrigerator, where he stored chopped body parts, police added.
(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and was automatically generated from an aggregated feed.)
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