RAWALPINDI - Tension and insecurity gripped various parts of the garrison city after the recovery of parts of human body in the jurisdiction of three police stations.

Police recovered two legs packed in paper-carton box dumped near railway line in Dhok Maie Sawar area in the jurisdiction of the Airport Police station after some area residents informed them about a suspicious box.

Sub-inspector Asmat Mehmood of Gulzar-e-Quaid talking to INP said that legs were separated from knee and seemed to be cut fresh.

Later, the body parts were shifted to the District Headquarter Hospital mortuary for medical assessment.

In the second incident, an arm was found in a graveyard located in Habib Colony, Jhanda Chichi area in the premises of Civil Lines police Station. Similarly, another arm was recovered from Nullah Leh in Mohallah Usman Pura area of City Police Station. Hospital sources said that both the arms were chopped from elbows.

Police said that body parts appear to be of a man, who was killed brutally by unknown persons and dumped the body parts at different places. It should be mentioned here that recovery of human body parts from different areas of the city not only created panic and fear among the citizens but also raised question on the performance of the law enforcement agencies and security of the people.