The body of a woman, with its lower portion missing, was found stuffed in a travel bag in a drain in southeast Delhi’s Amar Colony area on Saturday morning.
With this, the number of bodies of unidentified persons found in south and southeast Delhi in the last 10 days has risen to four.
The body was stuffed in a black travel bag which was dumped in the drain near a bus stand on Captain Gaur Marg. The woman was in her thirties, a police officer said.
The woman’s hands were tied and the lower part of the body was missing. It is suspected that stray animals had eaten parts of the body, the officer said. A case of murder has been registered and investigations are on.
On Friday, a man’s body with its lower part missing, nose and ear sliced and neck slit was found in Sangam Vihar area. In Munirka, the body of a woman with her head severed was found in a sewer. The body of a young woman with her throat slit was found in south Delhi
Locals are being questioned to know if they noticed any suspicious activity in the area. Efforts are also being made to identify the victims, police said.