An Abuja ordinary courtroom sitting at Jiwa, yesterday ordered one William Thomas, a college Teacher to pay N40, 000 as damages for impregnates a secondary school student out of wedlock.
He used to be also ordered via the decide to pay a monthly upkeep rate of N10, 000 for the baby’s repairs.
Thomas used to be arraigned following a grievance via the daddy of the woman, who had accused him of unlawfully putting his 25 12 months-outdated daughter in the household means without parental consent.
The lady’s father stated the motion had jeopardized the schooling of the lady, a secondary school student whilst the accused had deserted her while she carried the pregnancy.
He mentioned he had on two totally different events, with police intervention, tried to end the connection between the two unsuccessfully, adding that he had additionally earlier taken the case to court docket claiming N5m as damages.
When the topic used to be read to the accused, he pleaded guilty, and asked for leniency.
In her ruling, choose A’isha Muhammad, ordered the convict to pay the sum of N20,000 to the girl for bills incurred all through her pregnancy and any other N20,000 for supply.
She also ordered that he should pay an extra N10,000 monthly for the newborn’s repairs for the following two years.