A 43-yr old man, Cyril Obinzu has been remanded in jail for impregnating a girl and failing to live as much as his responsibilities for the child and the mother.
The incident happened at 7 Rasak road in Shasha, Lagos where Obinzu resided.
P.M.express reports that Obinzu impregnated Happiness Umukoro however refused to marry her because he reportedly had another woman he had promised to marry. It was gathered that Obinzu changed into courting Happiness and the undisclosed girl he desired to marry.
But, Happiness performed a fast one on him, he were given her pregnant and he or she informed him about the pregnancy.
P.M.express gathered that Happiness thereafter advised him to head and meet with her circle of relatives for formal introduction and marriage.
He reportedly instructed her that he had no aim to marry her as he already had some other female looking forward to him. It became then that Happiness threatened him that both marry her or visit prison.
Happiness reportedly went to the Police at place M Idimu Command and pronounced what transpired between them.
Therefore, Obinzu became arrested and charged before Ejigbo Magistrates courtroom for negligence by failing to supply her necessary needs after impregnating her.
He pleaded no longer responsible.
The presiding magistrate, Mrs J.O.E. Adeyemi granted him bail inside the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Obinzu become remanded in jail custody pending while he’ll best his bail circumstance.
P.M.express collected that when it become apparent to Obinzu that Happiness really meant to prison him, he opened negotiation from prison together with her and that they agreed to marry.
Happiness now desires the matter withdrawn from court in order that they’ll get married and live as husband and wife.
There has been a few reactions over the incident which have been defined as compelled marriage due to the situation.
Barrister Samuel Okolie stated on his facebook web page ” ladies are no longer smiling, get her pregnant and also you need to marry her, getting wiser and smarter, the usage of criminal options to be had to get married.”
Others believed that considering the fact that Happiness turned into exact enough for Obinzu to sleep with, she must additionally be true enough for him to marry.