My Husband Drinks, Beats Me When He Wants S*x With Me- Woman Cry Out to Court
Grade A Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, has dissolved the 13-year-old relationship between a woman, Olamide Lawal and her partner, Saheed Lawal.
The duo had earlier appeared in court on January 6 and gave their evidences.
Giving her judgment, the court president, Mrs S.M Akintayo, noted that their relationship was filled with domestic violence and that both had been living apart for more than two years.
She explained that no marriage existed between both for the 13 years they lived together, but that they were co-habiting.
According to her, no customary or formal wedding was carried out on their behalf, neither was dowry paid.
Akintayo further stated that Saheed never denied being a drunk and brute adding that he refused to change despite writing an undertaking.
She explained that the interest of their children was paramount to the court and that it was proper to hand over their children to that person who will look after them.
The court president stated that the court was not convinced that the defendant would not transfer his violent nature to their children if granted their custody and this might affect their upbringing.
She also observed that the defendant had no emotional attachment with their children.
Akintayo ordered the defendant to give their children N15,000 monthly as feeding allowance.
She also ruled that the plaintiff allow the defendant access to their children every last Saturday of the month.
This meeting she ordered must hold at a neutral place.
She hammered that there must be no report of harassment or violence of the plaintiff by the defendant.
Both were ordered to maintain peace.
Olamide, who dragged Saheed to court alleged that he was a drunk and a brute.
She explained that he was in the habit of beating her every time he returned home late in the night drunk.
The plaintiff further stated that they fought most of the night because he always demanded for sex which she refused because… Tap Here to Continue Reading For More Details. .. Share