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Delhi 'Dexter' case: 13 body parts found; head, murder weapon still missing

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New Delhi, Nov 15: Aaftab Amin Poonawala, the 28-year-old accused of killing his live-in partner was taken to the forest areas of south Delhi's Chhatarpur where he had reportedly dumped Shraddha Walkar's body parts. The search operation went on for three hours, and at least 13 body parts have been found.

The samples recovered so far have been sent for examination to ascertain if they are all human remains. The head is yet to be recovered, according to news agency ANI.

Delhi Dexter case update

The Delhi Police arrested Aftab Ameen Poonawalla for allegedly strangling his live-in partner and chopping her body into 35 pieces before disposing it of.

The police said that he had a fight with Shraddha on May 18. He then chopped her body in 35 pieces and bought a fridge to keep it.

For disposing of her body parts, the alleged left his house at 2 am over the next 18 days to dispose of the pieces at various locations around Delhi.

Shraddha was working for a call centre in a multi-national company in Mumbai when she met Poonawalla. They began dating and moved in together. After her family did not approve of their relationship, the couple eloped to Delhi and lived in a flat in Mehrauli.

Shraddha had stopped responding to calls following which her father Vikas Madaan came to Delhi in search of her. He approached the police and filed a complaint alleging that his daughter had been kidnapped.

The police on the basis of the complaint arrested Poonawalla and investigations revealed that the two fought frequently as Shraddha wanted to marry him. The police have filed a case of murder and looking for Shraddha's body.

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