Police recovered the body of a young woman from inside a flat of Kotobkhali under Jatrabari police station in the city on Saturday.
Being informed, a team of Jatrabari thana police led by Sub-Inspector (SI) Azizur Rahman went to the flat on the 4th floor of a 6-storey building at 25 Kotobkhali at about 12:30 pm.
Contacted, SI Aziz said one Selim Showdhury rented the flat in February this year introducing the victim as his wife Tania, 22. But the flat was locked for last two days, he said.
On smelling the decomposing body inside the flat from outside, neighbors informed Jatrabari thana police in the morning and police recovered the body breaking the lock of the main door of the flat, SI Aziz said.
Reason behind the killing could not be known immediately. The body was sent to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital for post mortem.
SI Aziz filed a case with the police station in connection with the incident.