Emirati Man Divorces Over Wife's Nose Bleeds
An Emirati man has obtained a divorce and the return of 27,000 dollars he paid to marry his wife because she had frequent nose bleeds, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
An Islamic Shariah court in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on Monday annulled the marriage contract after finding the wife and her family guilty of deceit, Gulf News said.
The court had ordered a medical report and doctors found the bleeding was caused by a chest complaint for which she had been treated and can be cured.
However the court still ruled in favor of Saeed Rashid saying the marriage could not be saved.
Islam grants a man the right to divorce on medical grounds if the wife and her family withhold medical history, the court said.
Maryam Mohammad's father was ordered to pay back the 27,250 dollars he received for his daughter as well as court costs.
The court turned down the husband's demands for financial compensation -- DUBAI (AFP)
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