Man accused of gouging out wife's eye

Man accused of gouging out wife's eye

CHINA - They met online last year.

And the man, known only as Long, began to show violent tendencies just three months into the relationship.

Chinese authorities said the woman, known only as Li, was allegedly beaten up when she refused to pay his debts.

She was then pressured to marry him, the Nanguo Morning Post reported.

She sought a divorce in July, but he refused. Then she found a job to support herself in September in Yulin City, in the south-eastern part of the Guangxi region.

On Dec 13, Long came home to confront a man he believed was his wife's boyfriend, reported Shanghai Daily.

When Long didn't find the man, he allegedly began attacking his wife.

Li fell after she was kicked.

He then allegedly gouged her left eyeball out when she tried to stop the fight, the report said.

He turned himself in the same day of the attack, the police said. He was detained in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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