It appears that the passion that seized Mr Chike Eze and his bride Rachael when they said ‘I do’ has since died, replaced with strife and bitterness.
On Monday, 55-year-old Eze prayed a Customary Court in Igando, Lagos to dissolve his marriage to Rachael, saying such a dissolution will “to save him from committing murder’’.
Appearing before the court on Monday February 10th, Eze prayed the court to dissolve his marriage to Rachael as the dissolution will “save him from committing murder’’. According to him, she has not given him peace in the last two years
“She is pushing me to the wall,” Eze told the court. “If I should retaliate, I will kill her. I don’t want to kill her, so that I will not be charged to court for murder. The best option is for the court to end our marriage so that we can go our separate ways. She always hits me with dangerous weapons which inflict wounds on me. Rachael fights and rains curses on me every day. She once deflated my car tyres and tore my clothes to pieces on several occasions.
he told the court
He presented pictures of the injuries and scars to the court as pieces of evidence. He said that his wife went out on various occasions without his consent and whenever he queried her, she would say that she owned her body and could do anything with it.
In her defence, Rachael denied all the allegations and accused her husband of infidelity. The case was later adjourned to a later date for further hearing.