Man Cuts Off Wife’s Nose, Lips After She Refuses To Fund His Heroin [GRAPHIC]

An Afghan woman has had her nose and lips allegedly cut off by her husband after refusing to sell her jewellery to fund his heroin addiction.

The mother-of-four – known only as Setara – was reportedly beaten and mutilated by her partner at their home in Herat, Afghanistan.

He allegedly hit her on the head with a stone, before using a knife to slice off her nose and lips.
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The brutal attack highlights a recent surge in violence against women in Afghanistan.

Yesterday, Setara, 30, told CNN that her husband had become violent after she had refused to help him fund his drugs habit.

‘He hit me on the head with a stone,’ she said. ‘Then, with the handle of his knife, he cut off my nose and my lips.

Satara was taken to hospital following the attack, and is now awaiting treatment in Turkey.

Police launched a manhunt and later arrested two suspects, but it is unclear whether her husband has been detained.

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