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DNA Test Proves Bones In Mehrauli Forest Belong To Shraddha Walkar

Shraddha Walkar Murder Case: The police sources have said that DNA of the bones matches with the DNA samples of Walkar's father.

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Shraddha Walkar and Aaftab Poonawala
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DNA extracted from bone pieces recovered in the Mehrauli forest area by the Delhi Police in connection with the grisly Shraddha Walkar murder case has matched with samples of her father, police sources said on Thursday.

The police had recovered 13 bone pieces from the area while searching for Walkar's body parts. She was allegedly strangled and her body sawed into 35 pieces and disposed of in various parts of the national capital by her live-in partner Aaftab Amin Poonawala .

The gruesome murder case:

Aaftab Poonawala killed his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar on the evening of May 18 this year after strangulating her. Later, Poonawala chopped her body into 35 pieces, following which he stored the body parts  of her killed partner in a refrigerator. It was found Poonawala went around in Delhi disposing of chopped body pieces of Walkar. 

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What has the police found now?

"The police has received the DNA report of the bones found. The DNA of the bones matches with the DNA samples of Walkar's father," a source said.

The bone samples were sent for DNA analysis to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory.

The report of Poonawala's polygraph test was submitted to the police by the forensic sciences lab on Wednesday. 

(With PTI inputs)
 

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