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Man slashes former girlfriend’s breasts after she refused to get back together

By Mason White 11:40 AM February 13, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A man was arrested on charges of attempted murder after slashing his former girlfriend’s breasts because she refused to get back together with him, police in China said.

Now, the Jiading District People’s Court sentenced the man identified as Zhang, 23, to serve six years in prison for trying to kill his former girlfriend.

According to the police investigation, Zhang was in a relationship with Xiao Ting, but her parents were against it. Eventually they broke up due to the pressure.

However, Zhang constantly tried to get back together with Ting. One day, when Ting refused Zhang’s advances, he pulled out a knife and slashed her breasts.

Ting was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she recovered. After the stabbing, Zhang attempted to commit suicide by jumping into a river.

He then tried to cut his throat, using the same knife with which he slashed his former girlfriend. Passersby noticed what Zhand use doing and rescued him.

Zhand went to a nearby police station and confessed to slashing his former girlfriend. In addition to the six year prison sentence, Zhang was ordered to pay the victim 100,000 yuan ($16,000) in compensation.