Inspired by crime drama ‘Dexter’, an Indian man cuts his girlfriend into 35 pieces

Inspired by First videothe award-winning detective series from Dexteran Indian killed his girlfriend without mercy in New Delhi.

What happened: The 28-year-old man, identified as Aftab Ameen Poonawalaallegedly murdered his partner, cut her body into 35 pieces, kept them in the fridge for weeks, before dumping them across town for several days, local police saidaccording to the Press Trust of India news agency.

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The details of the murder and its horrific aftermath were revealed almost six months later with the arrest of the accused.

Police found some of the woman’s severed body parts spread across the city and are now looking for the murder weapon.

According to officials, Poonawala bought a 300 liter refrigerator to store the chopped pieces. He used incense sticks and air fresheners to counter the stench emanating from the rooms.

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Poonawala allegedly killed his girlfriend after an argument over marriage.

“He laid out the pieces in different parts of the city for several days. He used to go out after midnight to throw away the severed body parts,” Ankit ChauhanSupplementary DCP-I, Southern District, said.

The accused would have watched numerous detective films and shows and would have been “inspired” by the American detective show “Dexter”, investigators said. according at NDTV. In “Dexter”, the protagonist – a forensics expert – led a parallel life as a vigilante serial killer.

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