COURT DISSOLVES 9 -YEAR-OLD MARRIAGE OVER BEATING OF MOTHER -IN – LAW BY WIFE

COURT DISSOLVES 9 -YEAR-OLD MARRIAGE OVER BEATING OF MOTHER -IN – LAW BY WIFE

The Magistrate Court in Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo-State, Nigeria has dissolved 9-year -old marriage between Mr. Olanrewaju Olapade and Mrs. Tolulope Olapade for being in the same blood group.
Olanrewaju informed the court that after he married his wife, he realized that both of them are ‘AS’ which resulted in having ‘SS’ as the first born of the family.

Olanrewaju said that he called Tolulope to put an end to their 9 year-old marriage to avoid repeat occurrences

He informed the court that Tolulope stole his turkey and chicken from his farms, said his wife has turned his aged mother to punching bags, and beats her everyday.

In Tolulope”s response, She informed the court that it was true that she beats the aged mother, because she’s fond of interfering into their affairs and she deserved the beating she gave her.

She urged the court to dissolve the marriage and award her the custody of her children.

She emphasized that she is afraid of her husband, because most of the rooms in his house are ‘no go areas’ and always with the keys. “He must belongs to a secret cult”.

She revealed that she stole his turkey and chicken from his farms and sold it for N30,000

The court President, Ademola Odunade dissolved the marriage and ordered Olanrewaju to pay N10,000 as feeding allowance for his children
He also ordered that Olanrewaju should give the children better education and be responsible for their medical expenses.

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