A body of a female has been found in a gunny bag at a shop in Valaichchenai.
The gunny bags were inspected based on a tipoff received by Police regarding two suspicious gunny bags at a shop in the area.
Police said one bag had fertiliser while the body of the female was found in the other.
Police said a complaint was lodged regarding a 55-year-old woman who was reported missing in the area, claiming she had not returned home after leaving to the bank.
Police suspect the body to be of the missing woman. She was last seen leaving her house in a three-wheeler last evening to the bank.
Police investigations revealed the driver of the three-wheeler had brought the two gunny bags to the shop.
Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana said the driver of the three-wheeler and the owner of the shop have been arrested.
He noted based on evidence it was revealed that the woman was murdered by the driver, and brought to the shop.
The Senior DIG said Scene Of Crime Officers will be brought to the location to conduct further investigations.