The Jerusalem magistrate’s court was sentenced to pay 60 thousand shekels of compensation 19-year-old resident of the capital, peredumala to marry two weeks before the wedding. The court found the promise to marry by contract, for the breach of which the breaching party must pay the victim compensation for material and immaterial damage.
In addition, the court laid the girl on the payment of court costs in the amount of 15 thousand shekels.
As reported by portal NRG, the plaintiff and the defendant – representatives of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community who met through a matchmaker. A few months after meeting the girl and the young man decided to get married. However, after the engagement, two weeks before the date of the wedding, the bride changed her mind. The pair managed to book a hall, print invitations, pass the genetic screening, to purchase bedroom furniture and appliances. Most of the cost was paid by the groom.
In court the girl tried to justify its decision physical violence with the groom, however, has not led any evidence of their statements, while the groom presented to the court their correspondence in the social network and witness testimony. The court emphasized, it could not force a bride to fulfill his promise to marry, but acknowledged that she behaved carelessly, you are putting the groom in serious financial costs.