Ex-wife who smashed 54 violins is jailed for 2 yearsmain
A woman who wrecked her luthier husband’s musical instruments in the midst of an alimony dispute has been sentenced to two years by a Japanese court in Nagoya.
Qin Yue, 35, wrecked 54 violins and 70 bows and scrawled graffiti on the walls of her husband’s workshop.
She is described as ethnic Chinese, he as a Norwegian in his 60s.
Their divorce was finalised in 2016.
Qin Yue is appealing the sentence.
Court report here.