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mutilate

[L. mutilatus, to maim]
To deprive of a limb or a part; to maim or disfigure.
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Officials from the doctors' board and the Nursing Council of Kenya said, however, that no health worker has been reported to the two organisations for mutilating girls in hospitals.
Earlier, Pakistan Army and High Commissioner in New Delhi, Abdul Basit had rejected the accusation of killing two Indian soldiers and mutilating their bodies at Line of Control.
People 'high' on shabu are paranoid and capable of committing extreme acts of violence, like mutilating their victims.
Summary: A man with a hair fetish has been found guilty of killing and mutilating a mother-of-two using a similar method he used to kill a teenager in Italy.
The rebels frequently cross into Congo and Sudan and are notorious for mutilating and murdering civilians and kidnapping children to use as fighters.
The great majority (82.3%) of the respondents' daughters were not genitally mutilated and only 17.7% were partly mutilated (Table 7).For more than half (53%) of the cases, the decision of not genitally mutilating their daughters was a joint parental decision.
The Tokyo District Court sentenced a man to life imprisonment Wednesday for killing a 23-year-old woman who lived two doors down from him in a Tokyo condominium and mutilating her body last year.
She first finds relief in mutilating herself with razor blades, but eventually attempts suicide with her mother's antidepressants and a bottle of vodka.
A counselor may be in legal jeopardy for non-disclosure if a student shares mutilating behavior with a counselor and is later seriously injured.
Speaking at a press conference last night,held a week after Mr Prudhoe was last seen alive,police said they had no idea what the motive could be for killing and mutilating him.