Husband will take a test later to see what he has learned about relating
A Saudi national found guilty of hitting his wife has been sentenced to
reading two books that explain relations between spouses in Islam. He
will later sit for a test on what he learned from the books.
The husband was also told to memorise five of the 30 parts of the
Quran, and 100 sayings by Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), Saudi Arabic daily Al
Madinah reported Monday.
The husband was also ordered by a
court in the Red Sea resort of Jeddah to give his wife 7,000 riyals
(Dh6,854) and to make sure to preserve women's rights.
had complained to the security authorities after her husband hit her
during an argument when she told him he should go to hospital to visit
his cousin while she sees her family.
The husband reportedly became angry over her wish to go out, hit her and caused her bruises.
That is a good sentence since most sentences are mainly to punish but not really to make the doer realize his mistakes. I wish we can have this kind of sentence to teach instead of punishing. Most of the time, when somebody did something wrong it can be caused by his ignorance. Ignorance is not a bliss here as it might lead to serious effects.