Saturday, December 17, 2011

Another Misogynist Inadequate Male: Chops Off Wife's Fingers

Is it just by coincidence that he is named Islam? I know what I'd be chopping off.

'I've got a surprise for you': Husband blindfolds his wife.... and then chops off her fingers to stop her studying for a degree
17th December 2011

A jealous husband is facing life in prison after chopping off his wife's fingers because she began studying for a degree without his permission.

Rafiqul Islam, 30, blindfolded his wife Hawa Akhter, and taped her mouth, telling her he was going to give her a surprise present.

Instead he made her hold out her hand and cut off all five fingers. One of his relatives then threw Ms Akhter's fingers in the dustbin to ensure doctors could not reattach them.

Mr Islam, who is a migrant worker in the United Arab Emirates, had warned his wife there would 'severe consequences' if she did not give up her studies.

'After he came back to Bangladesh, he wanted to have a discussion with me,' Ms Akhter told The Times.

'Suddenly, he blindfolded me and tied my hand. He also taped my mouth saying that he would give me some surprise gifts. But, instead he cut off my fingers.'

Mohammed Saluddin, the Bangladesh police chief said that Mr Islam had confessed after he was arrested in the capital, Dhaka, and will face charges of permanent disfiguration.

Human rights groups are demanding life imprisonment.

'He was enraged. He was jealous because while he only had a grade eight standard education, she was off to college to pursue higher studies,' said Mr Saluddin.

Ms Akhter says she is learning to write with her left hand and is determined to resume her studies.

The attack is the latest in a series of acts targeting educated women in the Muslim-majority company.

In June, an unemployed man gouged out the eyes of his wife, an assistant professor at Dhaka University, apparently because he could not stand her pursuing higher studies at a Canadian University. The Wail

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Anonymous said...

"One of his relatives then threw Ms Akhter's fingers in the dustbin to ensure doctors could not reattach them."

Who is that one of Mr Islam's relatives, a man, a woman?
How come they (i.c. Mail) don't mention a name when it is important to mention a name and vice versa? M

Himself said...

Probably just a story off the wire, they print what they've got.

Anonymous said...

Afghan woman is killed 'for giving birth to a girl'

Senior officials told the BBC that the mother-in-law, known as Wali Hazrata, tied the feet of the 22-year old woman, who was known as Stori, while Stori's husband strangled her.

Himself said...

I would have sent you to this post under the FGM tag, because it's not always the males that are responsible for some of these outrages.

The link, like all older Memri TV clips, have been archived and require registration. It only takes a minute if you so wished.

But as you might expect from a Zionist Org. there is a host of stuff on headbanging Muslims.

Some of it quite entertaining in a bizarre sort of way.