Dismembered body of woman found in sacks on Pankha Rd

The dismembered body of an unidentified woman was found in two drains by the Pankha Road, Southwest Delhi, on Friday morning. Police said the head is yet to be found. A case of murder and destruction of evidence was lodged.

"On Friday morning, a passerby noticed the body parts in a sack, floating in the drain near the Kali Mata temple and informed us. Police teams searched the area and found another sack in a drain near the DESU colony bus stop. We have ascertained that the parts are of the same person, a woman, though she is yet to be identified," a senior officer said.

A list of women in their twenties or thirties, who have been reported missing, is being compiled. The body will be kept for 36 hours for identification. "Once it is identified, a post-mortem examination will be done. Further investigations are underway," an officer said.

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