It’s the latest in a number of similar incidents in China where it seems this type of humiliation is acceptable, as long as the victim is seen as deserving.
On this occasion, accused Lin Yao Li, 38, was ambushed by four women as she walked home from the shops in the city of Puyang in eastern China’s Henan Province.
Punching and kicking her to the ground while she writhed in agony, her attackers then ripped her clothes off and continued the beating, pulling her hair and kicking her in the breasts and groin.
The sickening attack was believed to be carried out by the scorned wife of the man Lin is accused of sleeping with.
Local man Jun. Feng, who helped the woman after spotting her lying on the ground after the women left, told local TV: “This type of thing is becoming quite normal.
“Angry wives and girlfriends get their revenge on their cheating men by attacking the other woman.
“People don’t tend to get involved because they see it as being an argument of the heart,” he said.
The woman was later taken to hospital where she was treated for cuts, severe bruising and shock.
Last month a similar attack happened in Jinan city, in Eastern China’s Shandong Province, when three women were caught on tape beating a women they accused of being a mistress.
Another attack was caught on camera in July in China’s south-eastern city of Yulin, Guangxi province.
A police spokesman declined to comment, saying they had not received any complaint from any of those involved.
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