The police have however condemned the video of the incident, which has gone viral.
In a statement on Monday, the police vowed to apprehend the perpetrators of the killing.
The statement, signed by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer of the FCT Police Command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, said:
The FCT Police command condemns in totality the gruesome murder and dismembering of a woman by unknown assailants whose video is being circulated in the social media.
The body of the woman whose identity is unknown was found packed in a refuse bag dumped along Area 3 Junction during a patrol by Police Operatives.
However, the Commissioner of Police has launched a full investigation into the unfortunate incident and members of the public will be kept abreast with the progress of investigation.
The Command is using this medium to appeal to members of the public to remain calm, be security conscious, take extra caution and report all suspicious movements within their environment to the Police on these emergency numbers: