Chopped body parts of child found in Thane

Mumbai

18 Feb 2019

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

A message was received by Kalyan police yesterday evening about body parts lying in bushes adjoining the railway track in Titwala area.

The police rushed to the spot and seized the highly decomposed head and legs of the child.

Body parts believed to be of 10-12 year-old child: Police

The body parts are believed to be of a child around 10-12 years, whose gender is yet to be ascertained, Kalyan police officials said. The other body parts are still missing, cops said, adding that a gunny bag was also found near the spot.

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Culprit threw the body parts from a running train: Police

Culprit threw the body parts from a running train: Police

The official said they suspect that the culprit killed the child, chopped the body into pieces, packed them in the bag and threw it from a running train.

Efforts were on to identify the deceased, he said.

A case was registered under IPC Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offense) and a search for the killer was on, he said.

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