New Delhi, Jan 9 (PTI) The body of an unidentified woman, who apparently had tattooed “Mohit” in Hindi on her right hand, was found stuffed inside a suitcase near Kondli canal in east Delhi’s Ashok Nagar area, police said Wednesday. Also Read - Delhi Likely to Face Water Shortage For a Week. Here's Why

The trolley bag was found abandoned near the canal at Dharamshila Road. Also Read - Japanese Women's Team Pulls out of Asian Wrestling

The body had sharp injuries, Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) Panjak Singh said. Also Read - Depressed After Break Up, Man Tries to Open Delhi-Varanasi Flight's Emergency Door Mid-Air

He said a tattoo mark with “Mohit” in Hindi was found written on her right hand.

A case has been registered at the New Ashok Vihar Nagar police station and the matter is being probed, the DCP said.

The body has not been identified yet, police said, adding they are also scanning through profiles of missing women registered at local police stations.

Since no CCTV cameras have been found at or near the spot, it is not known who would have dumped the bag, he said.

The body has been preserved in a mortuary and will be sent for post-mortem, police said. An investigation is underway.

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