Murder of Shraddha Walker Aftab to face narco test today: Investigation so far | Tech Reddy
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Delhi Police suspect that Aftab Poonawala, the accused in Shraddha Waqar’s murder, lied to the police to mislead them.
On Monday, November 21, police and members of the forensic science laboratory team will conduct a narco-analysis of the accused to recover crucial evidence such as the murder weapon, remains, blood-stained clothes, Shraddha’s phone and other evidence. related to the case.
Investigators said Poonawalla’s answers were “grossly evasive and uncooperative” and the court allowed the police to conduct a narco-test.
What is it: The accused will be injected with a drug called sodium pentothal, which reduces a person’s self-awareness, making their speech less limited.
Why it matters: While confessions during testing are not admissible in court, police force procedures are used when investigators reach an impasse.