The parties were married on 14 September 2005. They had lived together in the defendant’s parents' home and had one child (aged 7). The plaintiff submitted that:
The plaintiff submitted that these circumstances had led to irreconcilable disharmony in the marriage, and requested that the court grant an irrevocable divorce (talak satu ba'in sughro).
The court acknowledged that the purpose of marriage, as contained in the Qur'an, Surat Al Rum, verse 21, as well as art 1 of Law No. 1 of 1974, and art 3 of the Compilation of Islamic Laws, being a peaceful, hopeful and loving home, was no longer feasible. Therefore, pursuant to the elucidation of art 37 of Law No. 1 of 1974, art 19(b) and (f) of Government Regulation No. 9 of 1975, and art 116(b) and (f) of the Compilation of Islamic Laws, the court acceded to the plaintiff's application for an irrevocable divorce on the grounds that the parties had been apart for longer than two consecutive years, as well as ongoing conflict.