Saudi girl, 15, barricades herself in bedroom after being married to 90-year-old groom for huge dowry

The Muslim Issue

  • Newly-wed husband was locked out of his bedroom
  • She flees to parents… he wants his £10,000 dowry back

By Sara Malm  |  DailyMail

A 90-year-old Saudi Arabian man is suing the family of his 15-year-old child-bride after she shut herself in her bedroom on their wedding night.

The terrified teen locked the door from the inside so that her new husband could not enter on their first night as a married couple, and two days later she fled back to her parents’ home.

Now her elderly husband wants his money back as he claims he paid the parents £10,767 ($17,500) for the teenager so they could wed.

Against her will: The 15-year-old Saudi girl locked herself in her bedroom on the night of her wedding to a 90-year-old man
Against her will: The 15-year-old Saudi girl locked herself in her bedroom on the night of her wedding to a 90-year-old man

The 90-year-old said he paid the dowry to the young girl’s Saudi mother and Yemeni father, making the marriage ‘legal and…

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