The applicant submitted that the parties were married on 7 May 2009. Initially, the parties' marriage was harmonious. By 2013, however, it had become disharmonious because, the applicant submitted, the respondent:
The parties had been separated since 2014 and the applicant requested that the court grant him a revocable divorce (talak satu raj'i).
In dismissing the applicant's request, the court noted that the respondent had successfully refuted the applicant's second submission. Specifically, witnesses had told the court that they had seen the applicant conducting himself in an inappropriate manner with the respondent's older sister.