Police recovered a stabbed body of a transgender woman in Murapara area of Cumilla Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Munni, 35, found with multiple stab wounds to her body, police said.
‘After killing her, the murderers left the body beside the rail tracks in Murapara area of Cumilla Sadar upazila,’ said Cumilla Kotwali police officer-in-charge Anwarul Haque.
‘Munni was lying beside a pair of rail tracks on the Dhaka-Chittagong route when officers arrived. She was from Noakhali’s Senbagh upazila.’
Laksam railway police OC Nazim Uddin said, ‘The locals first reported about the body lying on the rail tracks. It was recovered from there and handed over to Cumilla Kotwali Model Police Station.’
OC Anwarul Haque said, ‘The motive for the stabbing is unknown. The body was sent to the morgue of Comilla Medical College Hospital for autopsy.’
The post-mortem report can confirm the cause of Munni’s death, the OC said.
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