As the newly appointed judge by the Sultan, Ibn battuta handles a situation where a man is suffering from loneliness and ends up taking the wrong actions in order to alleviate it. Ibn battuta teaches the man a powerful lesson.
Muhammad bin Tughluq was renowned as the wealthiest man in the Muslim world. He patronized various scholars, Sufis, qadis, viziers, and other functionaries to consolidate his rule. On the strength of his years of study in Mecca, Ibn Battuta was appointed a qadi, or judge, by the sultan.