A housewife, who gave her name as Sadiat Abas, has told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State that her husband Abiola Abas, always stabbed her with broken bottles, each time they quarreled.
Her husband had approached the court seeking an official end to their 22 year-old marriage citing constant fighting and defiant attitude.
However, Sadiat, in her defence, told the court that Abiola never treated her as a loving wife but always broke bottles to stab her at the slightest provocation.
She also cried out that her husband had succeeded in turning their four children against her.
She prayed the court to grant her husband’s request so that she could have peace of mind.
Before now, the petitioner had told the court that the estranged wife was a trouble maker and neither listened to instructions nor recognised him as the head of the family.
He accused her of destroying his properties whenever they had a misunderstanding.
He urged the court to dissolve the marriage to avoid further trouble.
The President of the court, Chief Mukaila Balogun, dissolved the marriage and awarded custody of the first child to the petitioner.
Balogun directed that the remaining three children should be with Sadiat.
He ordered the petitioner to pay N9,000 monthly as feeding allowance for the children.
He further cautioned the estranged husband and wife to stay away from each other and desist from fomenting trouble.
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