A 55-year old man, is cooling his feet in prison after he was arrested for battering his wife.

Adolphus Eze-nwagu was charged before a Lagos court after he had altercation with his barren wife, Ngozi for marrying a second wife

The couple, who both hailed from Awgbu town in Orumba Local government of Anambra State have been married for 13 years.

Eze-nwagu was said to have told his wife of his intention to marry another woman.

He gave his wife the option of getting the woman for him.

Eze-nwagu had to go to their village to look for the new wife when all the women her wife recommended didn’t meet his expectations.

He said the kind of women Ngozi brought to him was not what he wanted as he preferred a younger woman.

He said when he brought the new wife to Lagos, Ngozi siezed his house documents and destroyed all the valuable property in the house with pestle.

Eze- nwagu said when he attempted to stop her from destroying the valuables , Ngozi alerted her family members.

The family members later called in the police , who arrested  him

He was charged before Magistrate’s court sitting in Ejigbo on Monday with one count charge of assault under the Criminal Code.

He pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi granted Adolphus bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in the like sum.

He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 10 April 2017.