Saudi Arabia: 70 Year Old Man Marries 17 Year Old Girl

Saudi Arabia: 70 Year Old Man Marries 17 Year Old Girl
Fri 29-08-2014

A Saudi man in his 70s got married to a 17 year old girl, with her father and brothers' approval.

The Sheikh who authorized the marriage revealed that he proceeded with the marriage and the dowry was about 25,000 Riyals.

He also stated that the marriage is not about the money, and that the girl's mother is alive and still married to the father, and she also agreed on the marriage, they also stated that the girl was not forced into this.

The 17 year old will also be the man's 3rd wife.