Why Shraddha was murdered ? 
 Know the full story of 35 human pieces

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Aftab, 28, strangled Shraddha, 26, in May and cut her body into 35 pieces,

Which he kept in a 300-litre fridge at his rented accommodation in South Delhi's Chhatarpur and dumped in a nearby forest within 18 days.

Shraddha Walker 's  College friend told to police that she was a victim of domestic violence.

His friend Rajat Shukla also recalled a distressing message he had sent months before his murder.

Rajat Shukla told NDTV, "She was physically abused. She told this to her best friend. Since we were part of the same friend circle, we were informed about it."

Aftab, 28, strangled Shraddha, 26, in May and cut her body into 35 pieces,

Which he kept in a 300-litre fridge at his rented accommodation in south Delhi's Chhatarpur and dumped them in a nearby forest within 18 days.

He killed Shraddha after a quarrel over marriage and the idea of ​​chopping her body into pieces was inspired by the TV show "Dexter", he confessed to the police during interrogation.

"It started with some complications where the beatings started. She shared it with her best friend. However, she stayed with him. She said she wanted to leave but he didn't," Mr Shukla said. Told.

Mr. Shukla, who met Shraddha in college in 2015, said he feared for his life. "She (Shraddha) asked her childhood friend to rescue her, otherwise she would be found dead," he added.

Aftab and Shraddha met on the dating app Bumble and were together for three years before their relationship ended in a gruesome murder.

Rajat Shukla, teary-eyed, remembered Shraddha as a very active girl who "had a spark". "But then this guy just came and took it," he said.

Mr Shukla said Aftab seemed like a "normal person" and was "difficult to understand".

Aftab evaded detection for six months and continued to live in the house they shared and was arrested only on Saturday after details of the murder and its serious consequences emerged during interrogation.

He allegedly used her Instagram account and texted her friends to cover up the murder.

The victim's father in Mumbai lodged the complaint after a friend informed him in September that Shraddha's phone was switched off for over two months.