Manama: A man in Saudi Arabia charged with slapping his wife was sentenced to 10 days in prison and 30 lashes.
The court in Al Qateef in the Eastern Province said that the wife could witness the flogging in retribution for the physical pain her husband caused her, Saudi daily Al Sharq reported on Wednesday.
The husband will also have to take part in special sessions on marriage counseling and on how to treat and deal with spouses, the judge ruled.
According to the court documents, the wife, in her 30s, filed the case after her husband slapped her on the face during an argument.
He admitted the act, arguing that she had been impolite with his relatives, the daily said.
@ Jeymer: You are right, this marriage should be doomed as there no love& especially the respect for each other. After you have your spousehumiliated publicly the only that prevails between the is Hatred... Butthis is also true that Islam does not allow any man to be violentagainst his wife. This is inhumane and against what Shariah teachesus.
Anonymous5 June 2013 19:36jump to comments