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MAN TRIES TO FEED WIFE TO SHARKS

Police arrested a Japanese fisherman after he tried to feed his wife to the sharks following an argument, police officials said Thursday.

The 40-year-old man from Ehime Prefecture, southwest Japan, wrapped his 22-year-old wife in a fishing net and dragged her behind his boat for about half an hour, police said."I was trying to feed her to a shark," police quoted the man as saying. The woman suffered only minor injuries.

The man, helped by his cousin, is alleged to have pulled his wife into the boat by her hair after an argument.

A fisherman disappeared and was believed killed by a shark in the same area in March while diving for shellfish.