The parties were married on 25 September 2005 and had two children. The plaintiff submitted, however, that she and the defendant had quarrelled regularly since October 2010. This was a result of, among other things:
The plaintiff claimed that she had already tried to work with her family and the defendant to save the marriage, but to no avail. Judicial mediation was similarly unsuccessful. The plaintiff, however, then made a verbal request before the court that her application be withdrawn. Pursuant to art 54 of Law No. 7 of 1989 on the Religious Judiciary, the court acceded to the plaintiff's request, noting that the defendant had no objections.