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Man's penis cut off, flushed down toilet

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Posted at 9:26 AM, Aug 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-13 10:26:32-04

A Japanese man is accused of cutting off the penis of his wife's alleged lover before flushing it down a toilet.

The Japan Times reported Thursday that Ikki Kotsugai, 24, attacked the 42-year-old victim with a pair of garden shears. The weapon later turned out to be a pair of scissors.

Kotsugai reportedly beat the unidentified man before removing his pants and cutting off what police described as a "lower body part" that was later confirmed to be his genitals. The victim's injuries were described by police to not be life threatening.

The victim is a lawyer who may have been romantically involved with Kotsugai's wife, according to the Japan Times. Kotsugai is a graduate student in Tokyo.

Kotsugai was arrested after the attack.

Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.