Thane: A highly decomposed body of a young woman was found in a septic tank at Kalyan township in Thane, the police said on Monday.

The unidentified body was packed in a gunny bag and was dumped in the septic tank of a toilet belonging to Kalyan Dombivili Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and had been apparently lying there for more than a week.

On Sunday, when the residents of the locality experienced foul smell out of the toilet septic tank, they alerted the police, who rushed to the spot and fished out the body, which was decomposed beyond recognition.

Kolsewadi police have registered an offence against unknown persons under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) of IPC and sent the body for postmortem.

Further investigation is on.

(Agencies)

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