The Police in Kazakhstan has arrested a man identified as Shyngys Bekenov, after he beheaded his girlfriend Nazerke Bekzhanova, for refusing to marry him.
The man then tried, unsuccessfully, to end his own life by stabbing himself in the stomach.
According to reports, he killed his girlfriend because he was “Furious” over the rejection, which her parents didn’t approve of the relationship.
Bekenov has been detained in hospital in a “grave but stable” condition with knife wounds and will be moved to detention.
He faces a charge of murder with a minimum sentence of 15 years.
His note confirmed he had beheaded the woman after she told him she would marry him, it was reported.
The woman’s beheaded body was found in the car near a dam on the edge of Tasboget village, five miles from Kyzylorda city.