LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — authorities say a Slovenian girl who intentionally reduce off her hand with a round noticed to gather coverage money faces up to 8 years in jail.

Police say the 21-yr-old lady, helped by her relatives, had hoped to say almost four hundred,000 euros in insurance payments.

The unidentified lady claimed she had been slicing tree branches while she severed her left hand simply above the wrist.

Officials say circle of relatives contributors left the severed hand in the back of in place of convey it to the clinic to make sure the incapacity changed into permanent. But doctors recovered it in time to sew it returned on.

Police say the incident came about in advance this year after the circle of relatives had signed coverage contracts with 5 exclusive insurance organizations.

Police say "there has been no price due to the fact we found the fraud in time."