A 43-year outdated businessman, Salisu Ibrahim, on Tuesday dragged his spouse Basira Adamu earlier than a Shari’a Court docket sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for allegedly committing an abortion.
The complainant stated by means of his counsel M.M. Dahiru, informed the courtroom that the defendant additionally trespassed into his home and took away a few of his belongings.
“She travelled to Kano together with her sister-in-law with out my permission, claiming that she had a miscarriage on account of a bike accident”, he stated.
The counsel famous that Ibrahim divorced his spouse beneath duress.
‘My shopper upturned the divorce due to the love he had for her,” he stated.
In her defence, Adamu by means of her lawyer Murtala Idris stated that the miscarriage she had was not deliberate.
‘My shopper is now not his spouse as a result of he granted her divorce and he or she has accomplished her ready interval (Iddah),” he stated..
The decide, Malam Nuhu Falalu, stated a person and his spouse are one in statutory legislation and as such, there isn’t any criminality between them.
He urged the 2 events to attempt to settle the matter out of courtroom and adjourned the matter till April 26 for a report of settlement, NAN reviews.