Prisoner gets permission to marry his girlfriend in court, video goes viral

An African American man serving jail-term recently tied the knot with his girlfriend in a court wedding that has stirred reactions online.

He filed an application asking the Correctional authorities to allow both of them have a court wedding and it was approved.

In a video making the rounds on social media, the inmate could be seen exchanging vows with his lover and they agreed to be husband and wife.

It was gathered that they had been dating before he was sent to prison for a felony and he decided to make their union official so that she would stay committed to him till his release.

He was dressed in his prison uniform put in a steel cage which was dragged into the courtroom, so that there would be no physical contact between them.

Watch the video below:

In other news, a 50-year-old man identified as Mukhtar Ibrahim has prayed to a Shari’a court sitting in Kaduna state to evict his former wife from his house.

He made the prayer through his counsel, Jamilu Sulaiman on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

The complainant also prayed the court to confirm the third pronouncement of divorce he gave to his ex-wife, Sa’adatu Abdulhadi.

Ibrahim said he is scared of the defendant and cannot sleep well at night. He told the court that she once invited members of her family to beat him up.

“I also want the custody of my four children because she lacks good manners; she had once called her family to beat me up, leaving me with injuries and bruises.

“Right now, I am scared for my life and I can’t sleep with my two eyes closed since she refused to leave the house”, he said.

The defendant was not in court but the court messenger confirmed serving her the court sermon.

The presiding judge, Malam Isiyaku Abdulrahman adjourned the matter to 10th of July for the defendant to respond to the allegations.