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Lawyer lands in Lagos prison for chasing wife, children with cutlass

A lawyer, Barrister Paul Osuigwe has been sentenced to prison for chasing his wife with cutlass.

The judge, Mrs K.O. Doja-Ojo of Magbo area court sentenced him contempt of court after it was confirmed he used cutlass and chased his wife away from their matrimonial home on the matter before her court.

The lawyer was sentenced and jailed for one month without an option of fine and was remanded at the Ikoyi prison.

The embattled wife, Golda, had dragged her husband to the court for maltreating her and their four children and destroying her business.

The court had ordered the parties to maintain peace pending the determination of the matter in court.

The court heard that Paul got home, brought out a cutlass to attack his wife and she fled with her children.

Their children also told the court that their father actually used cutlass to attack their mother and chased them away.

The court found Paul guilty of contempt and sentenced him accordingly.

Nigeria Lawyer

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