Woman's body found stuffed in box in Bhopal

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
  • Updated: Aug 18, 2014 15:05 IST

Sensation prevailed in Bhanpur area after decomposed body of a woman was found stuffed in a box from a nullah on Malikheda Road under Chhola Mandir police station on Sunday morning. The identity of the deceased is yet to be established.

A police team seized the body after getting information from a passerby. The police said the woman was about 35 years old. Town inspector (TI) Chhola Mandir, Mohan Sarwan, said the body was about four days old and had decomposed completely. Sarwan said the injuries could not be confirmed as the body had swelled. He added that the reason of her death will be established only after the post-mortem report is released.

The police have sent a radio message to all police stations of the city and neighbouring districts regarding the body. "We have sought information about missing women from all the police stations of the city and nearby districts to ascertain the identity of the woman," said Sarwan.

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