Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has condemned the horrifying murder of Shraddha Vikas Walkar and hopes that the accused gets the harshest punishment.
Delhi Police arrested a man, identified as Aftab Amin Poonawalla for allegedly killing his live-in partner, chopping her body into 35 pieces and disposing of them at different locations in and around the national capital.
Swara Bhaskar, quote retweeting a journalist, wrote on Twitter about the case. She tweeted, "NO WORDS for how horrifying, gruesome & tragic this case is. My heart goes out to this poor girl-awful betrayal by someone she loved & trusted. Hope police speedily conclude their investigation & hope this monster gets the harshest punishment he thoroughly deserves. (broken heart emoji)."
NO WORDS for how horrifying, gruesome & tragic this case is. My heart goes out to this poor girl-awful betrayal by someone she loved & trusted. Hope police speedily conclude their investigation & hope this monster gets the harshest punishment he thoroughly deserves. #shradhha 💔 https://t.co/W4w10JjdDf— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) November 14, 2022
The accused identified as Aftab Amin Poonawalla, aged 28, a native of Mumbai, was taken into police custody on Saturday and sent to remand for five days, the police said.
According to the news agency ANI, the woman met the accused while working at a call centre in Mumbai. The accused allegedly chopped her body into 35 pieces, bought a refrigerator and kept them in it.
Swara Bhasker is one of the Bollywood celebs who has always been vociferous about the current issues and political matters. Previously, the actress praised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra. She had tweeted, "Credit where due...Despite electoral defeats, trolling, personal attacks and constant critique about being ineffective, Rahul Gandhi has neither succumbed to communal rhetoric nor sensationalist politics. Given the situation of this country, effort like Bharat Jodo is commendable."