Off With His Head!Bangladesh Woman takes ‘Attacker’s’ Penis to Police
BANGLADESH –“Off with his head”-- A 40-year-old Bangladesh woman who cut off her neighbor’s’ penis during a sexual assault Saturday, took it to the police as evidence, authorities said Monday.
Monju Begum, a married mother of three told officers she was attacked Saturday night while she slept at her home in the Jhalakathi district, some 100 miles from Dhaka.
During the attack Begum managed to sever her neighbor’s penis with a knife and then wrapped it in a piece of polythene and took it to the Jhalakathi police department as evidence of the crime, according to AFP.
Begum’s neighbor, identified as, 40-year-old, Mozammel Haq Mazi is being treated for his injuries at a local hospital.
Despite Mazi’s claim of innocence, Police Chief Abul Khaer told reporters, that Mazi, a married father-of-five is expected to be arrested and charged with attempted rape.
Begum told investigators that Mazi had been harassing her for six months.
Mazi, speaking from his hospital bed told the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) that he had been having an affair with Begum.
‘We were having an affair, and recently she suggested that both of us can go and settle down in Dhaka,' he said.
'I refused and told her that I cannot leave my wife and children, so she took revenge on me.'
Despite surgeon’s efforts to re-attach Mazi’s penis too much time had passed and the appendage was no longer viable.