Shraddha Walker, a 27-year-old Indian woman, was strangled to death by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawala on 18 May 2022.
Reportedly, her body was dismembered into 35 pieces by her boyfriend and was disposed of in different places in the forest area of South Chhatarpur in Delhi.
In a video interview of a man claiming to be Rashid Khan, went viral on social media, where he justifies the murder. He also said he would also do the same if he gets angry.
The full interview was uploaded on the Janta Darbar YouTube channel.
Hindutva propaganda outlet OpIndia wrote an article titled, “Would have cut 35 into 36 pieces as well... just go on wielding the knife': Listen to Rashid Khan on Shraddha Murder, justifying Aftab's actions". In the article, they elaborated on the statements made by Khan in the interview.
Every Hindutva propaganda channel and their social media promoted the video that a Muslim man justifying the murder of a Hindu women.
On November 25, Friday police arrested the man who appeared on the viral video, justifying the brutal murder of Shraddha Walkar.
The man, who was calling himself Rashid Khan in the video, actually turned out to be Vikas Kumar.
The police revealed that Vikas Kumar pretended to be Rashid Khan and publicly supported the act of Aaftab Amin Poonawala of chopping his girlfriend into 35 pieces.
Police said Vikas already had criminal cases registered against him and a record of theft and carrying illegal arms in Noida.
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Source: Alt News | India Today