Man forbidden to marry his wet nurse’s daughter


  • Nation
  • Monday, 04 Apr 2016

ANUAR and Julia courted for eight years before finding out that they are forbidden from marrying each other because they are “breast milk siblings”, reported Harian Metro.

Islam regards those who shared breast milk from the same source as “siblings” and they cannot marry each other even if they are not biologically related.

Anuar said they only found out that they had shared the same breast milk when their parents met. That was when Julia’s mother realised she had breast-fed Anuar when he was a baby.

Anuar and Julia’s parents were neighbours before his family moved to Kuala Lumpur more than two decades ago.

Anuar and Julia met and fell in love while studying at university without realising that they were neighbours when they were babies.

Anuar said although it was very frustrating, he had to let go.

> The tabloid also reported that a woman by the name of Ros who earned RM5,000 a month selling breastmilk.

She was reported to be able to produce 200 bottles of milk each month.

The report stated that she had eight children sharing her breastmilk over the last three years, while many others bought breastmilk from her whenever needed.

> Singer Sarah Raissuddin has responded with dignity to ugly comments on social media about her nose.

Uploading screenshots of followers’ comments likening her nose to that of a hippo’s, she explained in length on Instagram how she had coped with such insults during her youth, reported Kosmo.

Sarah said back then, she waited to board the bus when it was less crowded just to avoid stares.

She considered plastic surgery but did not do it realising that being beautiful did not mean one would be free from criticism.

“But I have three children who think I am the most beautiful woman on earth,” said Sarah, adding she was enjoying a happy life with her family.


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