A 43-year previous 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 via his counsel M.M. Dahiru, advised the court docket 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 resulting from a bike accident”, he stated.
The counsel famous that Ibrahim divorced his spouse beneath duress.
‘My consumer upturned the divorce due to the love he had for her,” he stated.
In her defence, Adamu via her lawyer Murtala Idris stated that the miscarriage she had was not deliberate.
‘My consumer is 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 regulation and as such, there isn’t any criminality between them.
He urged the 2 events to attempt to settle the matter out of court docket and adjourned the matter till April 26 for a report of settlement, NAN studies.