A jilted lover allegedly chopped the nose off a 40-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district, police said on Tuesday.
The incident occurred on Monday morning over a dispute, Orai police station incharge Sudhakar Mishra said.
The woman was rushed to a hospital, where her condition is stated to be stable. The woman was married, but living alone for the past five years due to a dispute and the man was forcing her to marry him, police said.
A search is on for the suspect, the officer said.