19-year-old housewife want 4 months old marriage dissolve

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Just four months into marriage, Sumayya Muhammad on Monday approached the court to dissolve her marriage.

The 19-year-old housewife, begged the Shari’a Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State to dissolve her four-months-old marriage to Umar Imam through ‘Khul’.

Khul’ is a form of divorce in which the wife releases herself (from the marriage tie) by paying consideration to the husband.

Muhammad through her counsel Mr I.T Sanusi  said that she was ready to return the N100,000 dowry she received from her husband to redeem herself.

She added that Umar owed her N10,000 and prayed court to assist her recover the money.

“I am not pregnant and I don’t have a child. I am not interested in the marriage again”, she, said.

On his part, the defendant said he loved his wife and prayed court to give him time to try and reconcile with his wife.

He explained that he owed his wife N9,500 not N10,000 as she stated.

The judge Malam Rilwanu Kyaudai adjourned the matter to October 7,for the couple to try and reconcile

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