Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 1 year ago

I have replied similar question and mentioned that it is not allowed to hit or beat any one and there is a criminal penalty ( Diyyah) depending on the extent of harm on the body of the victim.

Abstaining from having physical relation due to disobedience is limited to very short time and can not go more than four months as maximum. 

Wasslam.