Decayed body of man with arms chopped off found near NH in Palakkad
Palakkad: The decayed body of a man was found at Thachampara here on the side of the Kozhikode-Palakkad National Highway on Sunday.
Local residents found the body near a petrol bunk around 10 am and immediately alerted the police. The Kalladikode police held an inquest.
The deceased is around 45-years-old and the body is one-week-old. The body was found lying face down. The arms were chopped off. Preliminary examinations revealed that there had been an attempt to chop off the legs.
According to police, there were no man missing cases reported from Mannarkkad and Thachampara areas in the last one week. Police suspect that the deceased was murdered elsewhere and that the body was dumped here.
Further investigation is on.