The 54-year-old medic and his 35-year-old wife, who both come from migrant families but were born in Germany, had only recently married before travelling to a luxury hotel in Dubai in April, 2019.
But once in the hotel room, despite the fact that her husband was a gynaecologist, he had failed to have sex with her, and in a furious rage, had allegedly blamed her and decided to “operate” to solve the problem himself.
He then grabbed a pair of scissors and pierced his terrified 35-year-old wife’s hymen. According to the paperwork, he had used the scissors to cut part of it away.
Braunschweig district court, Lower Saxony State, Germany, was told his wife had kept the sick attack secret because her husband had threatened to divorce her, and because of the risk of being ostracised by their families.
She told police she then continued to say nothing for four years before finally deciding to reveal details of the horrific attack to police.
It is not uncommon for there to be problems for the first time, and experts advise creating a relaxing environment for the woman to reduce stress, something which her new husband apparently was not interested in waiting for.
Prosecutors have charged the medic with mutilation of female genitalia and grievous bodily harm.
The trial is set to begin on 6th November.