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Shraddha Walkar murder case: Police van carrying accused Aaftab Poonawaala attacked in Delhi

Two men, claiming to be members of the Hindu Sena, have been detained by the Delhi Police.

Shraddha Walkar murder case: Police van carrying accused Aaftab Poonawaala attacked in Delhi
Currently lodged at the Tihar Jail in Delhi, Aaftab Poonawala was produced before a Delhi court on December 9, following which his judicial custody was extended by another 14 days.

The police van carrying Aaftab Poonawaala, the prime accused in the murder of his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar, was attacked by two men carrying swords, news agency ANI reported.

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As per the news agency, the attack happened outside the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Delhi where Aaftab was undergoing a polygraph test.

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“Expert team is conducting polygraph tests. Today’s session will be completed soon. We may need to continue the test tomorrow as well. Once our tests are completed, the Narco test will be conducted,” Sanjeev Gupta, FSL Assistant director, told the media shortly before the attack.

The attackers, who identified themselves as members of the Hindu Sena, have been detained by the Delhi Police.

More details are awaited.

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First published on: 28-11-2022 at 07:24:35 pm