A man identified as Kingsley married a 17-year old girl (named withheld) who was the daughter of his widowed lover, only for the girl to discover just two days after their marriage took place that her mother had deep intimate relationship her husband.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that not minding the fact that she was already pregnant, the girl parked her property, left her matrimonial home and declared that she was no longer interested in the marriage.
The incident happened at Ogboji town in Orumba Local Government Area but the victim hails from Umuchu in Aguata Local Government Area, all in Anambra State.
P.M.EXPRESS gathered the widow simply known as Jane lost her husband and after mourning him for several years, she decided to find love again and met Kingsley.
However, it was gathered that their relationship was said to be strong to the extent that both families knew about it, even though Kingsley was younger.
It was learnt that the situation changed when Kingsley indicated his interest to marry and have his own family. They agreed that they will keep their relationship intact and Jane suggested that he should marry one of her daughters and he agreed.
According to the victim, “when my mother asked me to marry Kingsley I refused because I knew my mother knew him too well”
She narrated that they had targeted her fertility period and Kingsley arranged with her mom, she was taken to where she was offered drink and that was all she knew as she slept off.
She said when she woke up, she discovered that she was defiled and from that encounter got pregnant.
Her mother then told her that since she was pregnant, Kingsley had to marry her and she was forced to accept. She said their family members were contacted who initially objected but had to consent to her mother’s position without knowing she was already pregnant.
She said her dowry was paid and she went with him but hated both Kingsley and her mother who arranged the whole thing when she was supposed to finish her secondary school.
The victim said when she reflected on what happened, she realised that the whole thing was caused by her mother who she later got to know was sharing Kingsley with her and had to walk out of the marriage.
She told P.M.EXPRESS that once she delivers the baby, she will go back to school to take her WAEC and further her education.
When our reporter contacted the mother on phone, she admitted that she recommended Kingsley to marry her but denied she had any intimacy with him.
P.M.EXPRESS confirmed that Jane and Kingsley’s relationship was well known but could not confirm her daughter’s claim of sharing Kingsley with her.