By: Sani Haruna Dustin-ma
A higher Shariah Court sitting in Tsafe has separated a 23 years old marriage between Alhaji Musa Dan-Umma Tsafe with his wife Hajiya Wasila Isah.
Ruling on the matter, Justice Bashir Muhammad Mahe after hearing both parties, the court has come to the conclusion that, the marriage has contradicted the teaching and doctrines of Islam.
The judge said the marriage become illegal and has contravened the provision of verse 73 of the Holy Quran Suratul Nisa’i and also page 79 of an Islamic book titled” Ashalul Madariki” and 77 of another Islamic book Ihkamil Ihkami.
The learned judge ordered that the parties have the right to appeal within 30 days at the upper Sharia court Tsafe.
Radio nigeria gathered that, the relations of the couples in 2020 realized that the marriage was illegal and did not follow the principles of Islam, saying that both the husband and the wife are blood relations and were not supposed to be married.
Investigation conducted by the Tsafe Council of Ulamas and Hisba confirmed this to Tsafe Emirate Council that the marriage is illegal and need to be separated which the couples rejected such reports that resulted to appear before the Sharia court.