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Malaysian senator fined for divorcing wife by SMS

Kuala Lumpur – A Malaysian Muslim senator has been fined for divorcing his wife by sending her an SMS text message and leaving a voicemail on her mobile phone. The senator, Kamaruddin Ambok, 52, was fined 550 ringgit (147 dollars) Thursday by a Islamic or sharia court for attempting to divorce his wife Mahani Hussain by phone in October 2001, instead of declaring his intentions in court.

Link: http://www.brudirect.com/DailyInfo/News/Archive/Jan06/250106/wn02.htm

"WILL B HOME LATE. PS. UR DUMPED."  Deary me. 

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