A 40-year-old woman was brutally cut into many pieces and her body remnants were found in two separate areas of Mangaluru in Karnataka.
While the torso of the middle-aged woman was found stuffed in a gunny bag in Nandigudda, the head and limbs were found on the roadside of the National highway between Nantoor and Kadri park.
According to the Mangaluru East police, the owner of a roadside fruit shop found the gunny bag and a helmet near his shop when he arrived in the morning. When the shopkeeper opened the bag, he found chopped parts of the body of a woman. Her severed head was found under the helmet.
According to Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil said that the Srimathi Shetty, was a divorcee who is a resident of Amar Alva Road in near Monkey Stand. In a communiqué, he said the preliminary inquiry has revealed details of some personal reasons behind the murder. No arrests have been made so far.
The police said Ms. Shetty ran a electrical shop in Pandeshwar. She was living separately from her husband, Sudeep, following her divorce. Interestingly, in connection with a mobile theft case, Sudeep has already been lodged at Mangaluru District Prison.
The police have collected CCTV footage that shows a person leaving the gunny bag and helmet near the shop in the early hours of Sunday. Three police teams have been formed to find the culprit.