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WOMAN TO COURT: MY FATHER PUSHED ME INTO FORCED MARRIAGE THREE TIMES

A 25-year-old woman, Sadiya, on Wednesday dragged her father M. Usman before a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna for allegedly forcing her into a loveless marriage.


The complainant, who resides in Rigasa area of Kaduna, told the court that the marriage was her third.

”My father arranged and forced me to marry without first knowing the man I was marrying.”


“My first, second and third marriage were all forced marriages arranged by my father.”

”I can’t continue like this. I want the court to dissolve the marriage”,she said.


She told the court that she currently lives with someone at Unguwan Sarki area of the state.
On his part, the defendant said that his daughter brought the man home but later rejected him.

”Her claims that she does not know him is untrue.

He adjourned the matter until March 10 for the complainant to present her witnesses.

@ NAN

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