Woman's tongue cut off for defecating in neighbour's field

Kusma Devi of Chakyaaz village in Vaishali district near Patna, was allegedly beaten and later her tongue was cut in half by her neighbour Bhagwat Paswan for defecating in the open in his field. Police said Paswan wanted to teach the victim a lesson, and it appears the incident is because of an old dispute between the two families. Kusma's husband Indradeo Paswan has lodged a police complaint against the neighbour.