Vellore, Aug 3: A 45-year-old woman bit of her husband’s private part after the latter caught his wife in a compromising position with her lover in Thuraimoolai village near Gudiyatham in Vellore district. A case under sections IPC Sections 294(b) (obscenity in public), 324 (causing hurt with dangerous weapons or means) and 307 (attempt to murder) has been registered against the woman, Jayanthi.
The incident came to light after villagers took the victim Senthamarai to Vellore Government Hospital and later to Rajiv Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital in Chennai for advanced care as he was bleeding profusely.
Senthamarai and Jayanthi had taken part in a village temple festival last Sunday when the latter left the festivities midway on the pretext of using washroom and didn’t return for quite a long time. A worried Senthamarai went to look for his wife and found her in a compromising position with her lover, Dhatchanamoorthi. The furious husband then threatened to make their relationship public and the two engaged in a scuffle, during which the wife bit off Senthamarai private part leaving it severed.
According to the officer, “Enraged, Senthamarai grabbed his wife and her lover and threatened to make their relationship public. In the scuffle that ensued, Senthamarai’s dhoti fell off. Jayanthi, fearing she and her lover would be thrashed, wanted to escape before villagers reached the spot,” he said. “She bit his penis, severing part of it, and fled with her lover.”
The accused has been as of now remanded in Vellore Central Prison for Women.