Jealous Husband Cuts Off Wife’s Hands After Thinking She Was Cheating On Him

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A JEALOUS husband cut off both his wife’s hands with an axe after accusing her of having a secret lover. The savage medieval-style attack has appalled Russian doctors who have sewn back one hand but cannot save the other. Dmitry Grachyov, 26, took his wife Margarita, mother of his two children, to a forest after accusing her of being unfaithful, say reports in Moscow. He first used an axe to strike her fingers as he sought to torture her into a confession, but she denied his accusations, say reports based on police sources.

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He then severed one hand followed by the other. Blood gushing from both arms, Grachyov then drove his wife to the hospital and gave himself up to police. Margarita needed a “highly complex” nine-hour operation to reconnect one hand after the attack by her husband who has been called “Othello with an axe”.

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