Shraddha murder case: Aaftab had anger issues, felt he was superior king, says classmate
The gruesome Shraddha Walkar murder case has gripped the country's attention as eerie details surface by the day. In the latest development, the accused Aaftab Ameen Poonawala's classmate cum friend mentioned the former had anger issues. Not only did Aaftab resort to aggression during fights in the friends' group, but he also thought very highly of himself, the friend said on the condition of anonymity.
The development relates to a spine-chilling incident that jolted the nation on Monday. Aaftab Ameen Poonawala confessed to killing his 26-year-old friend Shraddha Walkar, who went missing in May 2022. Detailing the heinous crime, the accused had told the police that he chopped up Shraddha's body and threw the pieces away across forest areas in New Delhi.
Shraddha and Aaftab had been in a relationship for over two years and they had befriended each other on a dating app.
Speaking to India Today, Aaftab's friend said, "Aaftab had aggression issues. He was also arrogant."
"If there were problems in the group regarding anything, he used to behave very aggressively," the classmate said.
"He was a bright student as well. Aaftab always wanted to be the king. He had the mentality of being a ruler. He felt as if he was a superior king," the friend said.
The friend also mentioned there were a few teachers who were not 'fine with Aaftab'.
"Once, we met Aaftab's mother, who was very sweet and humble. Now, we feel for his mother. His mother is going through a lot," the friend told India Today.
A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the police custody of Aaftab Ameen Poonawala accused of killing his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar in May. The Delhi Police on Monday was given permission to conduct a polygraph test on Aaftab Poonawala, the accused in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, as per sources. Sources say that his polygraph tests is underway.