A young Saudi woman refused monetary compensation of 6 million riyals after she was paralyzed in an automobile accident and says she wants a court to sentence the driver to become paralysed.
The woman is demanding retributive justice in the form of the motorist being paralyzed, after she was injured on her honeymoon.
“There is nothing that will be just and fair except seeing the man who has caused all this to have the same fate,” the unnamed woman, told Arabic daily Okaz.
The driver’s offers of financial compensation have been rejected in favor of eye-for-an-eye retribution after he was convicted of speeding and reckless driving.
The court in Jeddah city is in a dilemma and the judge has tried to convince the victim to change her mind , postponing his sentencing. However, the woman continues to stick to her demand.