The wife of an American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran filed court documents to legally separate from him the same day he returned home to Idaho, court records show.
As Written By By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, ASSOCIATED PRESS:
On Wednesday, Panahi released a statement through her Facebook account saying that she experienced abuse throughout most of her marriage. She confirmed the posting to The Associated Press.
“I sincerely had hoped that this horrible situation Saeed has had to go through would bring about the spiritual change needed in both of us to bring healing to our marriage,” Panahi wrote. “Tragically, the opposite has occurred.”
Panahi said she hopes counseling will help resolve the marital problems.