July 15, 2003 01:06pm
Drug Makes Man Cut Off, Eat Own Penis
(KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA) -- A Malaysian man sliced off his own penis, then fried and ate it after taking hallucinatory pills that caused him to hear voices urging him to mutilate himself, police said today.
The 34-year-old man claimed he only realised what he had done when he saw blood oozing from his crotch, said a police spokesman in the town of Sitiawan, 300km north of Kuala Lumpur.
The man had taken hallucinatory pills before sleeping on Friday and awoke hearing voices telling him to chop off his penis and devour it, the spokesman said on customary condition of anonymity.
He was hospitalised in stable condition, the national news agency Bernama reported.
The man had recently been released from a drug rehabilitation centre, Bernama said.
The Associated press