Skip to comments.Spurned Chinese wife burns 400 cell phones after relationship blows up
Posted on 03/08/2008 5:24:58 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
Spurned Chinese wife burns 400 cell phones after relationship blows up
AP - Saturday, March 8BEIJING - A spurned Chinese wife set fire to more than 400 cell phones owned by her and her husband after he walked out on their marriage, a news agency reported Friday.
The official Xinhua News Agency said the 37-year-old woman, identified only by her surname Wang, was arrested for arson.
The couple had owned a successful retail phone business in Weifang, the eastern province of Shandong. However, their shaky relationship hit rock bottom when her husband left her on March 3, the news agency reported, citing the local Qilu Evening News.
Overcome with despair, the woman gathered up their entire stock of more than 400 new mobile phones, reportedly valued at more than 300,000 yuan (US$42,000; ?27,260), and set them on fire, before walking out of the house, the report said.
Neighbors who saw smoke coming from the house called firefighters, who quickly extinguished the blaze.
Chinese fire drill.
100 per ear. Why?
Everybody Wang chill tonight.
Wow. They had some serious communication issues.
Yes, leaving is one clue that the relationship is at rock bottom.
Sorry, Wang number !
How can that be arson? Hubby can charge her for his half of the inventory but she can do what she wants with her half. One would think the attorneys would take his half out of the settlement agreement. I sort of like her spunk though.
He never ever called....
“Can you hear me NOW?
Well, she pretty much burned up all those rollover minutes...
Two Wangs don’t make it right
A spurned Chinese wife set fire to more than 400 cell phones owned by her and her husband after he walked out on their marriageAt least we know they didn't have fights over money.
I hate it when this happens......
100 per ear. Why?
"...The couple had owned a successful retail phone business..."
The temper and readiness for action of Shandong, a region in northern China, women is legendary. They are also known for being larger and stronger than other Chinese women.
My wife is of Shandong heritage. I cannot disagree with these attributions.
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