Aftab Poonawala’s narco test today, accused brought to Ambedkar hospital in Rohini

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Accused Aftab Poonawala, who brutally murdered his girlfriend and chopped body in 35 pieces, narco will be conducted today. The accused has been taken to Ambedkar hospital in Rohini from Tihar jail. The narco test is expected to commence at 10 am. Aftab Poonawala was taken to Ambedkar hospital in a jail van carrying under 3rd Battalion of Delhi Police security cover.

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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