Court dissolves 9-year-old marriage over lack of love, irreconcilable differences

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A Sharia Court ll sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Wednesday dissolved a nine year old marriage between Aminatu Isma’il and her Abdulaziz Jimoh, over lack of love and irreconcilable differences.

Dissolving the marriage, the Judge Musa Sa’ad-Goma, said that the court having heard both sides, dissolved the marriage based on Khul’i (Redemption) which the wife prayed for.

The complainant who resides at Kabalan Doki area of Kaduna told the court that she could no longer tolerate the lack love her husband exhibited towards her.

”We have two children and he does not provide food for them. He also suspects me of cheating .

” I want to redeem myself from the union by returning back the dowry the N7000 he gave me on our wedding day”,she noted.

But the defendant who also resides at Kabalan Doki, denied the allegations saying he does his best for his children and still loves his wife.

He however told the court that he will not accept the N7,000 dowry back, adding that the complainant should keep it as a gift.

The judge asked Ismail to keep the money in court for the defendant to withdraw whenever he wished as that was the rule of Khul’i.

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