Man divorces wife by SMS

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A Saudi Raqi (Quran reciter and healer) divorced his wife by sending a text message to her mobile phone just four months after marrying her, a newspaper in the Gulf kingdom reported on Saturday.

The Raqi, identified by his first name as Adbullah, married the girl three days after some treatment sessions at her home in a small village outside the western town of Medina, 'Sharq' Arabic language daily said.

“Her father blessed the marriage although the Raqi was a married man…four months after that marriage, he sent her a SMS on her mobile divorcing her.”

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