x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Sharia Court grants woman divorce as husband did not want children

The Dubai Sharia Court has granted divorce to a woman because her husband did not want to have children.

The Dubai Sharia Court has granted divorce to a woman because her husband did not want to have children.

The court ruled that AA, an Emirati policeman, must divorce his Emirati wife AK and pay alimony of Dh10,000.

The two were married for a year and the husband was ordered to repay her Dh20,000 dowry.

A few months after the wedding, he said marrying her was a mistake. He said he did not love her and would remarry, she told the court.

The court ordered alimony be paid from April 14, 2010, and ruled the husband pay Dh30,000 as deferred dowry.

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