Man Breaks His Wife’s Lower Jaw, Damages Her Eye During Disagreement
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A father of five, Zakaria Waye, was arraigned in Chief Magistrate Court 4 in Yola, Adamawa State, for allegedly assaulting his wife, Ruth Zakaria.
The suspect from Girei town in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa, allegedly broke his wife’s lower jaw and damaged her left eye during a quarrel on Wednesday, August 25.
The victim, Ruth, could not talk when she was brought to court on Thursday, August 26, saying she had undergone surgery to stitch and wire her broken jaw.
Zakaria reportedly constantly beat his wife, sometimes in the presence of their children whenever misunderstanding crops up between them but pleaded not guilty to the charges of causing a grievious hurt among other offences saying his wife should be blamed for the trouble in the family, alleging that she held his private part hence he had to beat her.
The court presided by Magistrate Abdulrazak Adamu, ordered that the accused be remanded at Yola Correctional Centre and adjourned the matter to November 22, 2021, for mention.