A Mapo Customary Courtroom in Ibadan, on Monday, September 16, 2019, dissolved a 10-year marriage between Kamardeen Babatunde and his spouse, Iyabo, over risk to life and stealing.
Ademola Odunade, the court docket’s president, in his judgment, held that since there was no extra love misplaced between the couple, dissolution of the wedding remained the one accessible choice left for the court docket.
He nevertheless, awarded custody of the one baby of the wedding to Babatunde and suggested them to take care of peace wherever they got here throughout one another.
Earlier, Babatunde had filed for divorce, saying he was not fascinated by persevering with with the wedding.
He alleged that his spouse was on the lookout for each accessible alternative to kill him.
Babatunde had tendered earlier than the court docket, the knife with which his spouse allegedly wished to stab him with, earlier than he overpowered her.
“My 10 years of marriage to Iyabo has been depressing as a result of numerous troubles and lack of remainder of thoughts I’ve suffered within the relationship.
“If she is just not preventing with me over minor points, Iyabo can be threatening to inflict accidents on me.
“On the climax of the disaster, Iyabo woke me up lately within the evening and confirmed me a knife that she was able to stab me to demise for not permitting her to have her methods in the home.
“Nonetheless, I stylishly averted the tragedy by calming her down and amassing the knife from her,’’ he stated.
In line with him, she additionally put poison within the consuming water at residence however there was no casualty as a result of nobody took the water.
“Iyabo repeatedly steals my cash from the protected in the lounge,” Babatunde stated.
The defendant, who didn’t contest the applying for dissolution of their marriage, nevertheless, denied Babatunde’s allegations.
Iyabo, a Style Designer, informed the court docket that her husband was a drunk “and misbehaves anytime he’s inebriated’’.