Judge asks man to pray for his daughter after suing her for assault

Judge asks man to pray for his daughter after suing her for assault

- A Nigerian father, Samuel Maduakar, dragged his daughter to court for always fighting with and causing him injuries

- When the daughter appeared before the judge, Muhammad Adamu, the latter pleaded with Maduakar to forgive his daughter and pray for her

- The defendant, who was also alleged to have caused her father to have a leg fracture, pleaded not guilty to the charges against her

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A Nigerian judge has asked a 65-year-old man to forgive his daughter and pray for her to turn a new leaf after the young lady appeared before the legal luminary.

Muhammad Adamu, who is a Grade I area court judge, made the plea on behalf of 27-year-old Ifeoma who was charged with criminal intimidation, assault, and mischief, NAN reports.

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It was alleged that Ifeoma attacked her father Samuel Maduakar and threatened to poison him.

The judge said Maduakar must continue to pray to God to change Ifeoma, adding that he must accept her apology when she tenders it.

Adamu also told the defendant to respect her father, saying her parents have done their best for her.

The judge asked the father to forgive his daughter and pray for her to turn a new leaf.
Photo credit: Partners West Africa Nigeria
A daughter was dragged to court by her father. Photo credit: Partners West Africa Nigeria
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On different occasions, the defendant allegedly fought with her father and inflicted injuries on him. She was said to have caused him to have a leg fracture in 2007.

Addressing the court, Maduakar said:

"Children are a source of pride and give joy to parents. Ifeoma is the opposite. In 2007, Ifeoma caused me to have a leg fracture. She fought me.
"I am not asking the court to jail her, but she needs to abide by my rules. I have endured her for 15 years and I have high blood pressure. These tears she is shedding are not genuine. She will not change."

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Ifeoma pleaded not guilty to the allegations against her and the judge adjourned the matter until November 23 for a report of settlement.

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In other father-daughter news, a young South African woman brought tears to thousands of eyes. This was after she shared a heartfelt dad appreciation post to popular Facebook group, ImStaying.

Her beautiful post includes a lovely picture of herself and a smiling dad.

She wrote:

"Appreciation post of this man next to me. My father, mother, my everything. He made sure I'm healthy and safe all the time. He raised me from 3 years when mommy left me with him. I'm 25 now but still his little daughter."

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