Saturday, 25. October 2014
24. 11. 12. - 11:00
An enraged surgeon who sliced off his 20 years younger wife's lower lip with a scalpel and ate it in a fit of jealous rage has appealed against a jail sentence of five years.
The court heard that the 32-year-old woman had been asleep when Yusuf Astrom, 52, jumped on her and sliced off her lip, telling her "I'll get four years, but you will get life."
But after learning that he would be jailed for five years and had to pay her 8,000 pounds compensation - he appealed. Prosecutors had asked the court to jail him for eight years.
He had also told his victim he wanted to make sure that she could never kiss anyone else again.
The court heard that the man was a respected cancer surgeon and Professor from the Karolinska Institute north of Stockholm.
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