"I want to sell my body" reads the handwritten sign in Chinese hung around the neck of the woman as she walks despairingly through the streets in Jiangxi province, China.
Wang Ni, 33, was reportedly beaten by her husband and forced to walk through the steets nearly naked whilst he was under the influence of alcohol.
The husband, named as Zhang, 37, accused the woman of having an extra-marital affair.
Several photographs have emerged showing Wang Ni, 33, walking through the streets in Yushan county, situated in southeast China's Jiangxi province.
Driving in a large black 4x4 vehicle, the husband can be seen moving slowly behind the woman, watching her being humiliated.
The low quality photos show the unmarked car driving close beside the woman, caring little for the possible implications of his actions.
Since the shocking incident happened, an apology notice appeared in a local newspaper, written by the husband, Zhang.
The handwritten notice in a local newspaper was reportedly a apology note written by the woman's husband
Driving slowly alongside the poor woman, the man's actions was reportedly revenge for an alleged affair
According to local media reports, the couple have two daughters and had been married for 10 years.
Zhang worked long hours, running a property development company and is believed to have little time to see his wife, who lived in another city with their children.
Friends of the couple allegedly told local reporters that the husband was blamed his wife for their lack of a son in the family.
The apology letter, written in Chinese, seems to be an attempt to repair the damage between the married couple. It remains unclear what has happened to the man and woman.