A woman was allegedly chopped on her forehead at Piaye, on Friday evening, by her common-law husband.
A police official confirmed that the incident took place around 7 p.m. (April 8).
St. Lucia News Online (SNO) understands that the woman is in her 50’s.
The man claims that the woman is mentally ill and that she took a cutlass and chopped herself.
He was arrested by police and is currently being held at the Laborie Police Station.
The woman is currently receiving treatment at hospital.
Investigations are ongoing.