Man on trial for spouse’s murder says he was devastated by wife’s death

Court has heard the two entered willingly into an arranged marriage in Afghanistan in 2010. Ibrahem finally joined Fazli in Canada in April 2013, but their relationship quickly became strained, court heard: Fazli was disenchanted with Ibrahem, writing in her journal he wasn’t the man she’d thought he was. Ibrahem, who was trained as a doctor, was unable to get accreditation in Canada and chafed at what he saw as control being exerted over him by his new wife and her family.

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