World Amazing Stuff: 17 years girl refuses to marry a man in his 90s

17 years girl refuses to marry a man in his 90s

Girl 17 refuses to marry a man of her grandfather's age 

A court in Saudi Arabia has ruled in favor of a 17-year-old Saudi girl who refused to marry a man in his 90s. The girl filed the law suit to abort her marriage contract after she discovered that the man who was about to be her husband was not the man her father had shown her.

The girl said that her father told her that a handsome young man in his 20s wanted to marry her. He later brought the young man home and the girl said that she accepted the marriage proposal.

However, when the marriage contract was drawn up later, she discovered that the groom’s birthdate showed that he was in his 90s, local news site Sabq reported on 12/11/2014 Wednesday.

The case eventually went to a court which ruled that her marriage should be declared 'null and void', it was reported by local news site Sabq, according to

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