Couple Decapitate Themselves At Same Time Using Homemade Guillotine

  • A husband and wife have killed themselves by decapitation with a home-made guillotine so they could offer their heads as a sacrifice in India, according to police.
  • Hemubhai Makwana, 38, and his wife Hansaben, 35, ‘severed’ their heads with a ‘guillotine-like mechanism’ into a ‘fire altar’ for a ritual sacrifice in Vinchhiya, Gujarat, India, yesterday.
  • Vinchhiya Police sub-inspector Indrajeetsinh Jadeja said the ‘ritual’ was carried out between Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, and the couple left a note for their two children, parents and relatives who live nearby.