Vikas Walker, the father of Shraddha Walkar, demanded the death penalty for accused Aaftab Poonawalla . Vikas said he and his family would have been in danger if the Vasai Police had assisted him .
Mumbai (Maharashtra) (India), December 9 : Vikas Walker, the father of Shraddha Walkar, who was reportedly brutally murdered, demanded the death penalty for accused Aaftab Poonawalla, saying that he and his family would have been in danger if the Vasai Police had assisted him.Vikas said at a joint press conference in Mumbai that Delhi Police has assured her family that they will get justice.Because of the Vasai police, I had many problems, and my daughter would have been alive if they had helped me.Delhi Police told me that we would be dealt justice.He should be hanged.Aftabs family members, relatives, and all others implicated in the incident should be investigated, he said.He said that while acknowledging the advantages and misuse of some mobile applications (dating applications), he also recommended that there be limitations on those applications.Children under the age of 18 should be somewhat monitored and should be given guidance.What happened to me shouldn't happen to anyone else. I was never told what was happening with my daughter, he said.Vikas said he spoke with Shraddha in 2021 and Aaftab on September 26, but that he did not inform him about her whereabouts.When we talked about her whereabouts, she said she was living in Bengaluru.When I asked Aaftab about my daughter on September 26, he said he was against Shraddha and Aaftab's friendship and was unaware of the abuse she suffered. I wasn't aware of the Aaftab's domestic abuse Shraddha suffered.Vikas said that his family members knew everything about him and what he was doing with her because of it.Aaftab then attempted to convince Shraddha to leave.Shraddha came into contact with Aaftab through dating apps, according to officials.Aaftab is currently in jail for 14 days after dismembering Shraddha's body and disposing of the chopped body parts in the forests in south Delhis Chhatarpur, according to officials. He admitted to killing Shraddha and chopping her body into 35 pieces in forested areas in Delhi and Gurugram.