Kendrapara, Feb 1: Body of a woman was found near a bush at Alijangha village under Patakura police limits in the district today.
Police said that the identity of the woman is yet to be ascertained. The half buried body stashed in a gunny bag was first spotted by few locals who immediately informed the police.
Further investigation revealed the woman staying with her husband in a rented accommodation near the village for past five months. Police said that the husband of the deceased works as a gupchup seller in the area.
“The rented house of the couple was found locked. We have sent the body for post-mortem and are trying to nab the husband of the deceased,” said a police official.