Virar: In a shocking case, human flesh was found in a septic tank of a seven-storey building of an upmarket housing complex in Mumbai’s Virar. A few of the body parts were also found in a nullah behind the complex.Also Read - Mumbai Rains: 4 Houses Collapse in Chunabhatti Area, City to Receive 'Extremely Heavy' Rains Today | Top developments

The incident came to light after residents of ‘C’ wing of Bachraj Paradise, Evershine Avenue in Global City complained of choked washrooms, and found body parts floating in it. Thereafter, the residents called sanitation workers who entered the septic tank and made the gruesome discovery. The workers informed the residents, who then called the Arnala police. Also Read - Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis Boycotts BJP Office Celebrations; Shinde Reverses Uddhav Govt’s Decision

The police reached the spot and collected the body parts in plastic bags. Apparently, the body parts are so small that it is difficult to ascertain if they are of a male or female. Only flesh was disposed of in the toilet and nullah said the police. No bones were found either in the tank or in the nullah. A thumb and a finger with ring were also found among the body parts. Also Read - Mumbai Local Train Status Update: Suburban Services on Mainline CSMT-Thane Section Delayed. Deets Inside

According to the police, the pipeline to the septic tank of the housing society got choked as the human flesh are suspected to have been disposed of through the toilet. (Also Read: Delhi: Severed Head of Woman Found Lying in Isolated Plot; Body Parts Stuffed in Sack)

The police added that it is likely the victim was murdered in one of the vacant flats in the building. The police have started their search and are looking at the vacant flats in the building presently. At least three to four flats in the ‘C’ wing are locked.

Meanwhile, a murder case has been registered against unknown persons. An officer said that they are examining the missing persons’ records for clues. Police suspect the killer was aware of the area in and around the housing society.