A policewoman, Angela Adams has narrated how her husband took a loan of N750,000 in her name from a micro finance bank and used the money to get an apartment for another woman.
The woman who begged a Customary Court sitting in Jikwoyi, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to dissolve the marriage between her the husband, Titus, over alleged domestic violence, said the man initially lies he use the money to wood and zinc.
She noted that Titus who is a also a police officer tricked her into marrying him, adding that he didn’t inform her he already had two children with another woman.
According to her, “My husband always beats me whenever we have a little misunderstanding. He beats me like a child.
“He always targets my eyes. The last time he beat me, he threw a punch on my face. Luckily for me, I was able to block it with my hand and the blow tore my hand,” she said, crying.
“My husband took a loan of N750,000 in her name from a micro finance bank.
“When I asked him what he used the money for, he told me that he bought wood and zinc with it, but I later heard that he rented and furnished an apartment for another woman.
“He tricked me into marrying him. I didn’t know that he had two children already, and had recently impregnated another woman.
“I beg this honourable court to dissolve our marriage before my husband kills me.
“I also pray for the custody of the only child produced by our marriage.”
The respondent, Titus was not present in court.
The judge, Thelma Baba, however, ordered that a hearing notice be served on the respondent through his lawyer and adjourned the case.
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