Howrah (WB): The body of a thirdgender, who was stated to be a member of thirdgender development organisation, was found at Shyampur area in Howrah district on Saturday, a senior police officer said.
The body of Deepa Haji, a functionary of the thirdgender development organisation, was found from the toilet of the house of another transgender, where she had gone on being invited, the officer said.
A wire was found lying on the side of the body which bore injury marks on throat, the officer said adding police lodged a murder case on its own but none was arrested till now.
According to her family, Deepa got a mobile call in the afternoon hours yesterday about the funeral of a member of the community in Shyampur area and left her residence to attend the function.
As she did not return till late night and her mobile was switched off, her family and friends informed the police and her body was found this morning.
The person, who had called Deepa, could not be traced in her house.