Court Dissolves 25-year-old Marriage Because of Battery
A Grade 1 Area Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Tuesday, dissolved the marriage between Ibrahim Gurama and his wife Fatima Ibrahim for battery.
The Judge, Isah Imam dissolved the union at the resumed hearing of the divorce suit filed by the wife.
In his judgment, Imam considered and granted approval to the letter of consent to divorce sent to the court on Oct. 6, by the respondent.
He said the letter, which was written in the presence of the court’s bailiff and respondent’s relatives had been accepted by the court and the marriage stood dissolved.
Earlier, the plaintiff, a resident of Wuye, Abuja had accused her husband of Bocos, Jos the Plateau capital, of battery, lack of proper care and love.
She said that their marriage produced 10 children.
She said that her husband refused to send the children to school and did not provide money for their feeding.
She added that her husband had beaten and injured her on several occasions.
Fatima said she had reported him to the police on several occasions and had been treating injuries sustained from battery. (NAN)