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Woman, father-in-law remanded for alleged illegal marriage in Ilorin

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An aggrieved husband, Ayuba Sule, has dragged his wife, identified as Awawu Haruna, before the Kwara State family court sitting in Ilorin alongside her father, Haruna Danjuma, after she married another man.

Sule, disclosed that his wife married another man without the dissolution of their marriage.

He informed the court that his father-in-law, Haruna Danjuma, played an active role in his marriage with her daughter which was conducted under the Islamic law and rites.

He further disclosed that on August 6, 2022, Danjuma facilitated another marriage between his daughter and one Jemilu Bahause while the marriage contract with him (Sule) was still subsisting.

According to him, “Alhaji Haruna Danjuma, who is the father of my wife (Awawu) in order to conceal the illegality, relocated her daughter and the new husband, Jemilu Bahause to an unknown location and they have since been living together as husband and wife.”

Trial Magistrate Abdulraheem Bello, ordered the remand of the couple, Awawu and Jemilu, as well the father in law in the Federal correctional facility, Ilorin.

He adjourned the case till September 26, 2022 for hearing.

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