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Body parts found near a drain in north Delhi, murder case registered

Delhi police registered a case of murder after hands and one foot of a male were found in decomposing state near a drain in Delhi.

delhi Updated: Mar 31, 2017 23:34 IST
Ananya Bhardwaj
Ananya Bhardwaj
Hindustan Times
Delhi news,Murder,Body parts found in Delhi
Police have registered a case of murder and launched investigation.

The body parts of a possible male were found near a drain in Gandhi Vihar, Delhi, on Friday morning. At around 7am, a passer-by informed the police control room about decomposed hands and one foot lying near the drain. The head, torso and upper parts of the body were missing.

A senior police officer, who was at the spot said,“The body has been brutally cut into pieces. We have found only the hands and one foot. The body appears to be that of a male. We are unable to ascertain his age. There are no identification marks visible on his hands or foot ,” a senior police officer said.

Police have registered a case of murder and launched investigation. “We have contacted police stations across the district asking them to share details of people who went missing in the last two weeks. Also we are accessing footage from CCTV cameras installed in the area,” a police officer said.

Police teams across north Delhi are trying to find the other body parts.

First Published: Mar 31, 2017 15:03 IST