Police yesterday recovered the body of an unidentified young woman -- severed in six parts -- from a landfill at Boliarpur area in Savar near Dhaka-Aricha Highway.
Locals noticed the decapitated body wrapped in polythene inside Amin Bazar landfill and informed police around 10am, said Saiful Islam, inspector (investigation) of Savar Police Station.
Police first recovered the torso, said Saiful, adding that after searching nearby, her severed head and limbs were found.
The body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital for autopsy. Filing of a case was underway, Saiful said, adding they were trying to identify the victim.