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A business tycoon ordered to pay £25 million to his ex-wife in their bitter divorce battle has been handed a three-month prison sentence for refusing to open his books to lawyers.

Talal Al Zawawi, 48, and 36-year-old Leila Hammoud had an opulent lifestyle during their 12-year marriage, residing in a “palace” in the Omani capital of Muscat and also enjoying a luxury London home. 

But when they split in 2017, Ms Hammoud was entitled to nothing under the laws of Oman and took her divorce case to the UK courtsinstead, asking for £50 million from Mr Al Zawawi’s fortune. 

Full Story: Evening Standard

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