Woman’s body cut in 16 pieces found in garbage

Lucknow: The body of a woman, cut into 16 pieces and packed in a bag, was found in a garbage dumping site in Rae Bareli, 95 km from here, police said on Tuesday.

The body was yet to be identified. It is of a woman of around 30 years and she appears to have been killed 3-4 days back, police told IANS.

Sweepers who collect garbage called police after they opened the bag and found the body in the morning.

Police said the bag must have been picked up by garbage collecting vehicles from the city and drivers of such vehicles were being questioned.

Investigating officers are trying to find the number of women reported missing in the district in the last week.