Murder of actress: Police intensify hunt for missing body parts

Chennai: Efforts are on to find the head and torso of the woman who was murdered by her husband in January and her dismembered body found in the Pallikaranai dumpyard.

With the husband, S R Balakrishnan, confessing to murdering his wife Sandhya, a junior artiste, 19 January, the police have arrested him and are scouting for the other missing parts of the woman.

Balakrishnan, a native of Thoothukudi living in Jafferkhanpet, Chennai, is said to have bludgeoned his estranged wife and then cut up her body for easy disposal. While two legs and an arm were found in the Pallikaranai dumpyard, the head and rest of the torso are yet to be traced.

Police officials, with the help of Chennai Corporation, are scouring various places for these missing parts.



NT Bureau