Police from Banshihari today recovered the body of a man from a private lodge at Buniadpur in South Dinajpur this morning.

Police arrested three persons from the hotel in connection with the incident, while they said they have started further investigations too.

One Biplab Pahan had booked a room at the Utsab Lodge for Wednesday night. Pahan was a resident of Dangapara village under the Harirampur block, and it is learnt that he was a businessman.

“He entered the room at 8 pm on Wednesday night. In the morning, the lodge owners informed the police that one person had been killed inside the hotel room. The headless body was recovered from under the bed, it is learnt. Police later recovered the head from the same room,” sources said. “Police have started investigations into the matter. Three persons have been detained in connection with the incident,” said Bipul Banerjee, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Gangaramp.