Ras Al Khaimah: A 39-year-old Iraqi woman was killed and chopped into pieces in the Al Suhailah area of Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday night.
Eyewitnesses compared the blood-splattered scene with a horror movie set.
Ras Al Khaimah police traced the woman's husband and arrested him in Abu Dhabi.
A source who would not give their name told Gulf News the woman was working in the traffic department in Ras Al Khaimah.
The couple's children are under the guardianship of Ras Al Khaimah police.