A junior doctor was reportedly beheaded by her teacher boyfriend after she refused to marry him, say police.
Shyngys Bekenov proposed to his girlfriend Nazerke Bekzhanova, 21, who had recently graduated from medical university in Kazakhstan. She refused because her parents did not approve of him, it is believed.
Angered by her rejection, Shyngys severed his girlfriend’s head as they sat in his car. He then tried but failed to end his own life by stabbing himself in the abdomen after writing a suicide note asking that they should be buried together, according to police. His note claimed he had beheaded the woman after she told him she would marry him, it was reported.
The woman’s beheaded body was found in the car near a dam on the edge of Tasboget village, five miles from Kyzylorda city.
Bekenov has been detained in hospital in a ‘grave but stable’ condition with knife wounds. He faces a charge of murder with a minimum sentence of 15 years. His note claimed he had beheaded the woman after she told him she would marry him, it was reported.