A woman has been sentenced to life in prison for cutting up her husband’s penis and throwing it away.
According to reports, 50-Year-Old Catherine Kieu of Orange County, US drugged and tied up her former spouse before using a kitchen knife to chop off his manhood in July 2011.
She was charged with “aggravated mayhem and torture.”
Her lawyer, who argued in her defence claims that the sexual abuse she suffered as a child might be part of the reason she committed such act.
The victim also expressed his displeasure at the sentencing.
“Deep down inside I was hoping for a stronger sentence, but given the restraints of the law this is what he had to do,” he says, “There may be a situation where I can be happy, but whole? Never – I’ve got a long ways to go.”