Nguyen Thi Giang with three tattoos on her face and bosom in November last year.34-year-old Nguyen Thi Anh, aka Tram Anh, who owns the Monel café in the city, has been detained on charges of “humiliating others,” said city police. The police also proposed a prosecution for Nguyen Thi Huong, 21, a native of Nghe An Province who is an attendant at the café, for the same offense, as an accomplice. The victim is 21-year-old Nguyen Thi Giang (not Nguyen Thuy Ngoc as reported by the media previously), a resident of Nghe An Province’s Nghi Loc District.
Nguyen Thi Anh, aka Tram Anh, was arrested in last December on charges of "humiliating others"According to the investigation results, Tram Anh shaved Giang’s head and forced her to have a centipede tattooed on her face, and two others on her chest, after Tram Anh suspected that Giang had had an affair with her 35-year-old husband, Pham The Phong. Giang had worked for Tram Anh at her cell phone shop in Thang Nhat Ward since April 2008. Giang initially worked as a shop assistant, but Tram Anh later opened a café and asked her to work there.
On November 26, 2011,Tram Anh beat Giang, alleging that Giang had had an affair with her husband. The next day, Tram Anh continued beating the girl, before insulting her and then shaving her head.The following day, Tram Anh forced Giang to choose one of two punishments: having or . Giang had no other choice but to choose the tattoos.
Later that day, Tram Anh ordered Huong to take Giang to a local tattoo shop in Ward 2 to get the tattoos. The shop’s owner suggested tattoos of small centipedes for Giang but Huong refused, and then chose the largest centipede samples for the victim.
After the tattooing was completed, Huong took photos of the tattoos for reporting to Tram Anh.
Giang returned to Nghe An on November 28 and recounted her story to her mother, Tran Thi Hoa, who later reported the events to police in both Nghe An and Vung Tau.
The results of an injury verification later showed that Giang suffers a body injury rate of 30 percent.
wound on the chest is not fully healed
Nguyễn Thị Giang at the hospital for treatment
Nguyễn Thị Giang, victim today.