Mumbai: A suitcase containing chopped body parts of an unidentified man was found behind Makhdoom Shah Baba Dargah in Mahim at 6 pm on Monday. The suitcase was spotted by passersby with a part of a leg sticking out of it in the waters. The police was alerted thereafter.
The police found a hand detached from the shoulder and a part of leg and private parts of the man in a plastic bag inside the suitcase. The body was sent to the civic-run Sion hospital for examination.
Senior police inspector Milind Gadankush, Mahim police station said that they are working out on missing person lists to identify the deceased and also locate as to where the bag was tossed into the sea. The police also tried looking in the sea for the remaining parts but could not find anything. A case was registered against unidentified culprits under Indian Penal Code Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing the disappearance of evidence of offence).