Man Drags Wife Before Kano Shariah Court For Committing Polyandry

BY ABDULGAFAR OLADIMEJI

One Abuabkar Sheka has  dragged his wife, Hajiya  Hafsat before a Kano shariah court sitting at Hotoro ,  the plaintiff accused the defendant  of indulging in  polyandry.

The plaintiff alleged   that he was legally married to Hafsat,  stating that their wedlock subsists, but the defendant went and  got married to another man.

The accused  woman denied the allegations against her, noting that Abubakar had  issued her with a divorce letter, in the past .

Hafsat further told the court that the divorce letter issued to her got lost, during her sojourn  to neighboring Nigeria republic.

The accused woman  produced two witnessed before the court, who gave testimony in her favour, in their evidence in chief the duo said they were the  bosom friends of the man, adding that    Abubakar Sheka had  once informed  them that he had divorced  Hafsat.

The presiding judge, Kadi Abba Abdullahi Waya dismissed the allegations of polyandry filed against Hafsat. The court admit as being legal the   oral  divorce pronouncements that were made to new  her by Abubakar,  it upheld  her  marriage to  her new groom is legiimate .

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