Kuala Lumpur: A Muslim man has been fined Rs 7,000 by an Islamic Shariah court in Malaysia for divorcing his wife inside a car, local media reports said on Friday.
The Malay daily Harian Metro said that the man,
Hasbullah Hashim, a training manager had lost his temper and
proclaimed the divorce three years ago while in a car with his
Hasbullah 53, was charged under the Islamic Family
Law Act for divorcing outside the court without permission.
He also faces 10 days in prison if the fine is not
settled. Before passing the sentence, Sharia judge Rafidah
Abdul Razak advised him to be patient when dealing with
First Published: Friday, January 06, 2012, 18:25