Saudi man avenges ex-wife with $80,000 road fines, but plan backfires

Saudi’s highways authorities have cleared a woman of traffic fines totaling $80,000, even though it was her car involved in the offences.

The woman’s car was the one being driven, but it was her estranged husband at the wheel shortly after she filed for divorce as a form of revenge.


The jilted man committed a whopping 375 traffic offences in Jeddah, in the woman’s car, Saudi daily Okaz reported.

The woman initially received the fines, but after explaining what had happened, the authorities transferred to her ex-husband’s name.

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