A woman from central China has been detained by police and placed under house arrest in a long-running dispute over the destruction of a piece of valuable calligraphy written by a former senior official in her home province, according to a news website report. The woman from Wuhan tore up the work produced by an ex-governor of Hubei province during a family row in November 2015, Thepaper.cn reported. Her husband’s family filed a complaint against her as the work by Han Xuezhong was valuable and later estimated to be worth nearly 51,000 yuan (US$7,400). Han is a member of the China Calligraphers Association, the report said. Chinese man bites off and eats wife’s nose during row after she failed to answer his calls The woman was held initially for 54 days and released on parole last year while awaiting trial after prosecutors returned the case to police for further investigation. Her parole has expired and she has now been placed under house arrest, the report said. The woman filed a complaint against her husband for domestic abuse in August 2015 and he was detained and later sentenced to one year in prison for assault, according to the article.