The parties were married on 13 November 2015. At the time of their marriage the plaintiff was virginal and the defendant a widower. The parties had lived with the defendant's parents until they separated on 25 March 2016. The plaintiff submitted that they had separated after frequent quarrelling caused by the defendant's:
The plaintiff produced two witnesses who provided information that corroborated with her submissions. Despite the defendant's absence, the court, pursuant to art 19(f) of Government Regulation No. 9 of 1975, and art 116(f) of Compilation of Islamic Laws, acceded to the plaintiff's request for an irrevocable divorce (talak satu ba'in sughra) on the grounds of ongoing conflict.