Elderly Man Divorces Child Bride

A divorce has been granted in the case of a Saudi teenager who was wed to a 70-year-old man, Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission told CNN on Wednesday.

The man was the focus of outrage this week when he said his bride’s family fooled him into paying a $20,000 dowry but then took their daughter back. The commission said the two fought and she ran away, back to her family.

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