A housewife, Hadiza Jibril, who accused her husband, Aliyu, of beating her has begged a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State to dissolve her marriage.
Jibril, also accused her husband of starving her of food.
Aliyu, a businessman who resides within the Kaduna metropolis, denied beating or starving his wife of food.
He accused her of taking phone calls from her former lovers.
“I overheard her in a call conversation with a man from Kano. He asked when she would be visiting him in Kano.
”When they finished their conversation, I confronted her and she apologised”, he said.
He said that his wife, who is a divorcee, wants to leave him to remarry her former husband.
After listening to the parties, the Judge, Nuhu Falalu advised the couple to explore an out-of-court settlement.
He also ordered the defendant to settle his differences with his wife.
He adjourned the case until Aug. 16 for report of settlement. (NAN)