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Judge issues warrant for arrest of driver for refusing to appear in court




Kaduna, June 11, 2019 Justice Dahiru Lawal of a Sharia Court l sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Tuesday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a driver, Abdulrauf Ibrahim, 32, for allegedly defying court orders

Ibrahim who resides at Unguan Mu’azu is facing a divorce suit filed by his wife, Ussaina Lawal.

Lawal, gave the the order after Ibrahim repeatedly failed to honour court summons.

“He signed the first summon taken to him and he ignored the date of the trial, the second one was pasted on his gate and he also refuse to honor it, the judge said.

Earlier, the petitioner, Lawal, of Kabala West, Kaduna, told the court that she was seeking divorce from her estranged husband over abandonment and lack of care.

“My husband left me few weeks after our marriage, he had left me for over a year now. I cater for my self all this while.

“He paid N20,000 as my dowry, I am willing to give him back the dowry he paid on me to free myself from the marriage,” Lawal said.