My husband planted charm on me – woman inform court

Rashidat Adesokan, a mother of six, on Wednesday asked a Mapo
Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her 28- year-old marriage
to her husband, Mustafa, for allegedly “lacing her with “magun’’
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that magun is believed
to be a potent charm among the Yoruba deployed to cause harm
or even death to promiscuous couples.
Rashidat, in her petition to the court, said her husband had ruined
her life as a result of the charm.
“My lord, ever since we moved to our newly completed building,
Mustafa has been a pain on my neck by denying me adequate care
and love.
“He makes no provision for the children. I have been solely
responsible for the upkeep of the children.
“Worst of all, Mustafa had on four different occasions laced me
with magun such that blood has been discharging from my
“He has exposed me to all sorts of humiliation in the
neighbourhood inspite of my plea for forgiveness over alleged
“He told everyone in the neighbourhood that I am unfaithful and a
“Mustafa categorically told me to leave his home or be ready to die
in shame.
“He also ejected all the children I had for him, referring to them as
products of bad motherhood.
“In fact, Mustafa had previously gone to a certain private radio
station in Ibadan where he exposed me to ridicule and
“Even before the children, he is such a worthless soul.
“The person my husband accused me of having an affair with is a
neighbour who often paid us visits.
“It is true that I usually offer the neighbour food and he sometimes
offers me ride on his motorcycle.
“Mustafa, however, had stopped having sexual intercourse with me
before I left his home, claiming I would harm him.
“Unknown to me, the blood discharge I was experiencing was the
side effect of the magun which he had placed on me so that any
man who sleeps with me will die,” Rashidat said.
However, the respondent who did not deny most of the allegations
levelled against him, submitted that his wife was adulterous.
Mustafa said that though he was initially opposed to divorce, he
was changing his mind after the plaintiff had insisted on
“If she is not willing to swallow her pride, Rashidat can go.
“My lord, I was initially trying to keep our union because of our six
“I had all along demonstrated my care and love for her and the
children by constantly going into the bush to fetch firewood for

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  1. Good update

  2. There is nothing we won’t hear in Nigeria

  3. Ok

  4. I think the court should do justice to it

  5. I think the court should d justice to it

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