Man Arraigned In Court For Neglecting His 17 Years Old Wife

Date: 06-11-2014 10:56 am (7 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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The police have arraigned a 35-year-old man, Simeon Ekwuruke, before a Lagos State Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly neglecting his 17-year-old ‘wife’ and denying her the necessities of life.
It was learnt that Ekwuruke and his wife (name withheld) were not legally married though she was living with him and they had been dating since she was in Junior Secondary School 2.
The teenager was said to have become pregnant when she was 13 years old, before she started living with Ekwuruke.
Within the space of four years, the couple were said to have had three children while living in their apartment on Ladafe Dada Street, Ikate, Surulere, Lagos.
The lady became pregnant with her fourth child, when Ekwuruke allegedly assaulted her, claiming he was not the father of the children.
The police said the victim alleged that Ekwuruke had also not fed her for the past two months.
He was consequently arrested and arraigned at the Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute Meta, on one count of failure to provide for his household.
The charge read, “That you, Simeon Ekwuruke, between the month of September and October, 2014 at Ladafe Dada Street, Ikate Surulere, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, being charged with the duty of providing for (daughter), aged one and half years, and (wife), aged 17 years, the necessities of life, did unlawfully fail to do so, whereby their lives and health are likely to be endangered and thereby committed an offence.”
The police prosecutor, Corporal Cyriacus Osuji, said the offence was punishable under Section 245 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.
The section prescribes two years imprisonment for the offence.
Ekwuruke pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Demi Ajayi, said the case should be brought into her chamber because it was a family matter.
At the end of the private deliberation, the defendant was granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
The chief magistrate also ordered that Ekwuruke, his ‘wife’, and the three children should go for a DNA test, to ascertain the paternity of the children.
The parties were told to maintain the status quo, while the case was adjourned till December 3, 2014.


Posted: at 6-11-2014 10:56 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
- Larry28 at 6-11-2014 11:12 AM (7 years ago)
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Nawa o
Posted: at 6-11-2014 11:12 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- echeeche at 6-11-2014 11:20 AM (7 years ago)
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Who tell you dis
Posted: at 6-11-2014 11:20 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- torrejon_men at 6-11-2014 12:22 PM (7 years ago)
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fake story
Posted: at 6-11-2014 12:22 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Giftous1 at 6-11-2014 12:32 PM (7 years ago)
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Weirdo
Posted: at 6-11-2014 12:32 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- tboyya at 6-11-2014 12:51 PM (7 years ago)
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is der any tym a child is aged 1½yrz.oh Nigeria
Posted: at 6-11-2014 12:51 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- bospak at 6-11-2014 12:57 PM (7 years ago)
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Hmmm
Posted: at 6-11-2014 12:57 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- morgrawl231 at 6-11-2014 01:09 PM (7 years ago)
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 Shocked
Posted: at 6-11-2014 01:09 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- winace at 6-11-2014 01:48 PM (7 years ago)
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13yrs??? And d parent of d girl didn't arrest d guy for child theft, molestation and segxwal harrassment or watever. Haba how can dis story be true. Imagine it happen in surulere for dat matter. Hmmmm I still have my doubt.
Posted: at 6-11-2014 01:48 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- winace at 6-11-2014 01:51 PM (7 years ago)
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And he already have 3 to 4 kids and she is jt 17yrs. Gush well dis story get as e be.
Posted: at 6-11-2014 01:51 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- steveoneal at 6-11-2014 02:21 PM (7 years ago)
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its not a fake news, pick your newspaper, its there.
Posted: at 6-11-2014 02:21 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Realpastor at 6-11-2014 02:32 PM (7 years ago)
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http://www.statuscheck.biz/?id=4829156
Posted: at 6-11-2014 02:32 PM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- Wysetots at 6-11-2014 03:20 PM (7 years ago)
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The things that happen in Nigeria can Only Happen in Nigeria
Posted: at 6-11-2014 03:20 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- darylsmith at 6-11-2014 04:28 PM (7 years ago)
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HE started sleeping with her when he was 31 and she was 12 or 13yrs old. ahh ahh. The hospital where she gave birth should be closed and the medical staff arrested.
Posted: at 6-11-2014 04:28 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- kejguv at 6-11-2014 05:04 PM (7 years ago)
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that is real civil case

Posted: at 6-11-2014 05:04 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 6-11-2014 05:21 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 6-11-2014 05:21 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- allenspike at 6-11-2014 06:32 PM (7 years ago)
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The girl strong die
Posted: at 6-11-2014 06:32 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- elchymo at 24-08-2015 02:18 AM (6 years ago)
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Hmmmmm
Posted: at 24-08-2015 02:18 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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