Hyderabad: A girl’s skeletal was found near a water body on the outskirts of the city on Monday. Alerted by locals, Shamsabad police went to a lake in Peda Toopran village and found the skeletal remains of the girl in the grass next to the Venkata lake bund.
According to Shamsabad inspector K Krishna Prasad some unidentified persons had dumped the body wrapped in a thick blanket about three months ago. On Sunday locals noticed the body when they went to cut grass.
As reported by the Times of India, except for the skull, other bones in the body were found scattered nearby and police suspect that dogs might have ripped the body apart.
A brown T-shirt with ‘Fashionable Girls’ logo on it, pieces of damaged leggings, a black blanket and a copper bangle with ‘Om Sairam’ inscribed on it were recovered by the police.
According to Osmania General Hospital doctors who conducted a spot post-mortem, the victim could have been in her early twenties. A murder case was registered.