Woman destroys ex's £770000 violin collection after they broke up

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Woman destroys ex's £770000 violin collection after they broke up

Midori Kawamiya confessed to breaking and entering her ex-husband's home in Nagoya in 2014, but did not admit she damaged his musical equipment.

A 34-year-old woman has has been arrested in Japan on suspicion of destroying 54 violins belonging to her ex-husband. The damage was worth $950,700, police reported. The 64-year-old Norwegian man, who used to make and sell violins, was away on business at the time, according to the Tokyo Reporter. The most valuable specimens in the collection was the violin works of the Italian masters, worth 50 million yen.

The couple were in the middle of a divorce when the incident allegedly took place.

She is reportedly a Chinese national and was arrested on Tuesday after returning from China to Tokyo.

Kawamiya allegedly entered her then husband's workshop inside his home in Nagoya by breaking in through a window sometime between January 30 and February 19 in 2014 and destroyed the violins and bows.

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