Woman who sawed off own hand found guilty of fraud



A YOUNG woman who deliberately sliced her hand off with a circular saw so she could claim a £925,000 insurance payout has been jailed.

Police say the group deliberately cut the woman's hand above the wrist at their home in the capital Ljubljana.

Julija Adlesic stood to be awarded €1 million ($1,184,750 USD/£925,000) in insurance after claiming to have severely injured herself while cutting branches with a circular saw at the home she shares with her boyfriend in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana early previous year. However, her boyfriend's internet history shows he searched for prosthetic hands the day before the incident.

Authorities stated they left the severed hand behind moderately than bringing it to the hospital to make sure the incapacity was everlasting. In hospital, Adlesic said she injured herself while sawing branches.

She said: "No one wants to be crippled". I misplaced my hand on the age of 20.

Most notable was the discovery that the defendant had signed up to several insurance companies.

The prosecutor's office indicated that a few days before the incident, the chosen one of a Slovenian resident was looking on the Web for information on the principle of the artificial hand.

Julija Adlesic has been jailed for two years.

According to reports online, she hatched the plan with her boyfriend and arrived the hospital when they knew the hand could not be reattached.

For his part in the fraud, Adlesic's boyfriend was sentenced to three years in prison, while his father received a one-year suspended sentence.

Choose Marjeta Dvornik stated: "We consider the sentences are honest and acceptable, and can serve their objective".

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