Customary Oath “Kaul” (Slaughter of Animals) in an Effort to Customary Dispute Resolution in the Village Tulehu

Husin Anang Kabalmay


In the village Tulehu, has been known to customary dispute resolution system called “customary oath “Kaul”,” namely the slaughter of animals using Islamic law, carried out with the approval of the king, imam of the mosque, and both parties to the dispute. "Customary oath Kaul", carried out by slaughtering animals such as cows, buffaloes, goats or pigeons, conducted by imam of the mosque in Tulehu, housed in the disputed together the disputing parties or litigants. Slaughter of animals is done on the spot, or the object of dispute, and the slaughter of animals Kaul. The purpose of the customary oath Kaul in the village Tulehu, is to resolve civil disputes and criminal cases that occurred in the village Tulehu. Civil disputes are never resolved through the customary oath Kaul in the village Tulehu, among other land disputes, yard, plant, heritage. While the criminal case, among others, slandering others, accusing people of stealing, without evidence, accused the cheating, accusations of witchcraft to others.

Customary oath Kaul, in the village Tulehu, serve as a solution to the dispute by the parties, which can’t be reconciled, outside the court process line. Customary oath Kaul in essence, has the power of the sacred, because it contains social sanctions are sourced directly Allah, whether it be illness, accident or death for those who recognize the rights of others are lying.

Keywords: customary oath Kaul, settlement of disputes, outside the court.

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