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Updated December 27th, 2023 at 21:41 IST

Unidentified female body found floating in Delhi's drain, police initiates probe

DCP Joy N Tirkey said that the dead body was noticed in an open drain near Sardar Patel School located in Karawal Nagar area.

Reported by: Abhishek Tiwari
Female dead body recovered from drain in Delhi.
A female dead body was recovered from a drain in Northeast Delhi. | Image:PTI/ Representational
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An unidentified dead body of a girl has been recovered from an open drain in North East Delhi’s Karawal Nagar area. The incident surfaced at around 4.30 pm on Wednesday sending a shock wave in the area.

On information of the incident, the police team rushed to the spot and shifted the body to a mortuary, after fishing out the body from the drain. It was observed that the deceased was of the age 25 to 30 years.

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Police are trying to identify the deceased

A case has been registered by the police in the matter and an investigation has been initiated. The police are also trying to identify the victim.

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Confirming the incident, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast Delhi), Joy N Tirkey said that the dead body was noticed in an open drain near Sardar Patel School located in Karawal Nagar area.

DCP Tirkey said, “On December, 27, at 4.32 pm, a call was received regarding a female dead body in ganda nala, near Sardar Patel School, which comes under the Karawal Nagar police station area.”

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“The decomposed dead body was fished out of the nala. The deceased is an unknown female aged about 25-30 years. The crime and forensics team visited the place of occurrence and inspected the area. The dead body was shifted to GTB Mortuary for post mortem examination,” the police official added.

A case has been registered in the matter and efforts are being made to identify the deceased and cause of her death.
 

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Published December 27th, 2023 at 21:41 IST

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