NAN reports that Mrs Deborah Joseph has urged the Karu Upper Area Court, sitting in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, to nullify the 10-year-old marriage between her and her husband, Mr Pious Joseph, accusing him of planning to use their child for money ritual.
Mr. Joseph, however, denied the allegation.
Mrs Joseph also told the court that her husband had no care for his family anymore.
She also alleged that the husband was always coming home late and drunk.
“We have two kids and I have been the one catering for the family.
“I feed them and pay rent.
“I want this court to separate us because there is no love again and he has not paid my dowry,” she said.
The respondent denied the petitioner’s claim saying that since he married her, he had always provided for them, and that he had never raised his hand on her.
“Since I lost my job, life has never been the same,” he told the court and begged it not to grant his wife’s request.
The presiding judge, Mr Ibrahim Shekarau, urged the parties to go home and make peace.
Shekarau, therefore, adjourned the matter until Aug. 12, for judgement.