Locals informed the police as they saw a leg inside a drum in the pond near Amchattar-Kashiadanga bypass road
Police on Friday recovered the body of a woman from a drum in a pond in Rajshahi’s Cityhat area.
The deceased is yet to be identified.
Saiful Islam Khan, officer in-charge (OC) of Shahmakhdum police station, said the identity of the women could not be ascertained. Nearby police stations have been informed.
Locals informed the police as they saw a leg inside a drum in the pond near Amchattar-Kashiadanga bypass road.
Members of the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the police went to the spot and recovered the body.
The woman had a scarf around her neck. The body is believed to have been dumped here after being strangled to death in another area, said OC Saiful Islam Khan.
The body has been sent to Rajshahi Medical College morgue for autopsy.