A woman has reportedly admitted to biting her husband’s penis off after he caught her cheating on him.
The woman, named only as Jayanthi, 45, is said to have sneaked off from her husband Senthamarai, 55, after saying she wanted to go to the toilet during a festival in India. But when she failed to return after an hour he went looking for her and found her in close contact with her lover.
A scuffle followed during which the dhoti tunic that the man was wearing fell off. She bit off a part of his penis before running away with her lover, police official Prakash Babu said.
Villagers rushed the bleeding husband along with the severed part of the penis to a hospital.
The victim is said to be stable after being transferred to Government General Hospital in Chennai for specialist care. As for the woman, she is being held in Vellore Central Prison for Women on an attempted murder charge.