In a shocking case, Tamil Nadu Police has arrested a woman from Gudiyattam in Vellore for allegedly chopping of the genital of her husband after an argument over extra-marital affair.
Police said, the woman identified as Sarasu, a 30-year-old mother of four took the extreme step on Thursday night.
The couple had been married for 14 years, but they were living separated for nearly a year. Earlier this month they had come together on the request of their eldest son who had just turned 13 years old.
Even though they were living together, the couple used to fight accusing the other person of having extramarital affair.
On Thursday night, the police said they were fighting well into the night.
The quarrel continued till 2am on Thursday and he went to sleep. Around 3am, Sarasu brought a sharp knife from the kitchen and cut off her husband's penis and left the house with the chopped off part, said special sub-inspector of police A Krishnamoorthy.
The husband, identified as Jagadeesan was taken to a local hospital by his neighbours after they heard him crying with pain.
Police arrested Sarasu while she was on her way to her parents house and recovered the chopped-off part from her purse.
Jagadeesan who was later referred to the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital has undergone a surgery and according to the doctors he is 'out of danger'.