Two Delhi police officers took the statement of Shraddha Walkar’s friend Lakshman Nadar in Vasai, Maharashtra, on Friday.
Walkar’s partner Aaftab Amin Poonawala, 28, is accused of murdering her on May 18 at their rented accommodation in the Chhattarpur Pahadi area of South Delhi, dismembering her body and disposing of the body parts over a period of three months. forested areas in the capital. The couple were originally from Vasai and had moved into their rented house in the capital just three days before the murder.
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In September, Nadar Walkar’s father had alerted Vikas that her phone had been switched off for two months, after which the father reported a missing person at Manikpur Police Station in Vasai. On November 12, Poonawala was arrested for Walkar’s murder.
On Friday, two officers from Mehrauli police station in Delhi called Nadar to Manikpur police station in Vasai to take his statement, a Maharashtra police officer who was aware of the matter said on condition of anonymity. Delhi police officers spent three hours recording Nadar’s statement.
However, upon leaving the police station, Nadar refused to release details of the statement he made to the Delhi Police.
Delhi police officers will also visit Vikas Walkar and search his residence, and the residence where Walkar lived with her mother and brother after her parents separated in 2014. homeowners of the three apartments where the couple stayed before moving to Delhi,” the Maharashtra police officer said.
Meanwhile, media reports emerged of alleged screenshots of WhatsApp conversations between Walkar and her friends, in which she seemingly shared details of injuries she suffered, allegedly at the hands of Poonawala. A medical report also surfaced from a hospital in Mumbai, in which Walkar reportedly suffered from severe back pain and nausea. However, the medical report does not mention any abuse.
However, the Delhi Police have not confirmed whether the medical report is part of their file, adding that their team currently in Maharashtra will speak, if necessary, to the friends who have come forward to record their talks with Walkar. share social media.