By Adeola Adenuga & Oluwatobiloba Adeyemi
A 39-year-old estate agent, Mr. Ibukun Oluwadamilare, caused much laughter when he told a Lagos Grade A Customary Court, sitting in Agege, that he used to wash his wife’s pants, which smell of other men’s semen.
He said: “Whenever she comes back at night from an outing, I always perceive sperm odour and she always returns home with pink lips, which indicated that a man have rough handle her and also kissed her lips.”
Ibukun informed the court that he got married Mrs Adesuwa Oluwadamilare in the year 2000 and the union is blessed with three children and that Adesuwa had two children from her previous marriage.
He claimed that his wife packed out of his house four years ago after she gave birth to their last born, adding that Adesuwa suddenly became uncontrollable.
He alleged that Adesuwa went to lodge in a hotel located somewhere in lju-lshaga.
Ibukun also informed the court that his wife would have killed him with some fetish substances she robbed on her face, body and private part.
However, lbukun pleaded that the court should not dissolve the marriage, because he still loves her.
Earlier, 33-year-old Mrs Oluwadamilare informed the court that she mistakenly got pregnant for lbukun in 2000, and he refused to pay her bride price even after three children.
Adesuwa said what really informed her decision to approach the court was to make her husband come to her village in Edo State and marry her according to the custom and tradition of their land.
She claimed that lbukun always accused her of dating young men and capitalised on the situation to abuse her.
She said: “There was a day he beat me at a bus top and tore my clothes to shreds. I left there stark naked.”
She said her husband always monitors her movement and does not give her peace of mind.
Meanwhile, the court President, Mr. Emmanuel Shokunle adjourned the case till October 22 for further hearing.
She claimed that her hus