You can't use sharia law in divorce deal
Muslim hospital consultant told to pay ex-wife maintenance despite claims he owes her nothing under Islamic rules
A Muslim hospital consultant was told yesterday that he must pay his ex-wife maintenance even though under Islamic rules he believes he owes her nothing.
A judge told Dr Zaid Al-Saffar that he must follow 'the rule in this country' and share his money.
The Appeal Court decision means Dr Al-Saffar must pay £60,000 to his former wife, academic Hanan Al-Saffar.
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