Thursday, 31. July 2014
21. 02. 13. - 14:00
A 29-year-old girl's parents are suing her old flame for her lost youth after he led her on for six years - and then confessed they could never marry because he's impotent.
Victim Xiao Meng's parents say her former boyfriend Xiao Ruan ruined her chances of finding a husband by pretending that he planned to marry her, a court in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, eastern China, was told.
"The pair had met online and when this boy made no moves to pester her for sex, she thought he was being respectful," said her father Wan.
The truth only emerged when the couple booked into a hotel to celebrate their official engagement and Ruan confessed.
"All through my daughter's twenties, she turned down man after man because of his promise. He robbed her of her future and now he must compensate her," said dad Wang.
Judges have ordered the families to reach a settlement together.
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