Body of a woman was found inside a paper carton at Vasantek in the capital on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Nazma Akhter, 34, of Bhola. She lived in a house at 34 No Jhilpar Slum in Pallabi.Police said her mouth was covered with scotch tape, but no injury mark was found on her body.
Police suspected that she was strangled to death.
Delwar Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Vasantek Police Station, said that some local people noticed the carton near a dental college in the area. Being informed of the matter, police recovered the body, he said.
Members of Crime Scene Unit of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) collected evidence and identified her through her finger print, said the officer.
She might have been strangled to death anywhere and the body was left in the area on Wednesday night, added the OC.