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V.J.S v. N.V.J.S

(2010) JELR 96592 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Divorce Cause 31 of 2009  •  14 Mar 2010  •  Kenya

Coram
M. K. IBRAHIM

Judgement

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF KENYA AT MOMBASA Divorce Cause 31 of 2009

V.J.S...................................................................PETITIONER

VERSUS

N.V.J.S.................................................................RESPONDENT

R U L I N G / DIRECTIONS

The Petitioner, lodged this Petition on 13th May, 2009 seeking the dissolution of his marriage with the Respondent and a restraining order against harassment, interference or threats to the Petitioner.

He pleaded that on the 30th March, 1995, as a bachelor he lawfully married the Respondent who was then a Spinster. The marriage was at the Registrar’s Office in Bombay in the Republic of India.

The Petitioner and Respondent resided and cohabited in Mombasa since the celebration of the marriage. They had no children from the wed-lock. The Petitioner cited the grounds for the petition for dissolution of marriage to be cruelty by the Respondent. The particulars of cruelty given were as follows:-

- That the Respondent…

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