My Husband Compelled Me To Terminate 15 Pregnancies – Lady Cries To Court docket
A nurse, Shukurat Adewumi, on Monday sought the dissolution of her 17-year-old marriage to her husband, Adewale, in a Customary Court docket sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on grounds that he pressured to have 15 abortions.
Shukurat, a mom of three, made the declare in her counter argument earlier than Chief Ademola Odunade, the court docket’s President.
NAN experiences that she stated, ”He pressured me to have abortion 15 occasions, placing my life in danger.
”He denied paternity of my three youngsters.
“Some years in the past when he left me to reside together with his concubine, Adewale returned house effectively sick and I took care of him.
“For the previous two years, he declined paternity of our final baby and not too long ago got here house to steal the one fuel cooker we have now.
“Adewale smashed the cylinder on my brow as a result of I attempted to forestall him from taking it away.
“I fainted and was hospitalized, his mother and father and kin are all conscious of his evil in opposition to me.
“Adewale has married two wives elsewhere,” Shukurat stated.
In his earlier account, Adewale, a manufacturing unit employee stated that he filed the swimsuit as a result of his spouse’s fixed menace on his life.
“By no means did I do know that she was a hooligan and road fighter once I received married to her.
“She has precipitated me a lot embarrassment and I can now not face up to it.
“I would like custody of my youngsters if she remarries,” Adewale acknowledged.
Delivering judgment, Odunade who was represented by Alhaji Suleiman Apanpa dissolved the wedding within the curiosity of peace.
He awarded custody of the three youngsters to the respondent and ordered the petitioner to pay N15,000 as their month-to-month feeding allowance.
He additionally directed Adewale to be accountable for their training and different welfare.