Famous Nigerian actress Mercy Aigbe failed to show up in court yesterday, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Her absence stalled the domestic violence trial of her husband Lanre Gentry at Ogba Magistrate Court.
Lanre Gentry has been charged with alleged domestic violence against his star actress wife. In April 2017, Mercy Aigbe revealed that she has been a victim of domestic assault in her marriage.
The case was scheduled for a hearing yesterday before Judge Folakemi Davies- Abegunde. Mercy Aigbe was meant to submit her medical report. For Lanre Gentry, he was meant to argue why the restraining order on him should be lifted.
The court case has been adjourned till June 28, 2017.
Last month, Mercy shared photos of her receiving treatment in the United Kingdom for injuries she allegedly sustained from her husband.
“In the UK to see an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.
“No woman should go through these much pain, anguish, and trauma all in the name of marriage.. #saynotodomesticviolence #onlyweakmenhittheirwives #sharingmyexperience
#pleaseleaveanabusivemarriage #yourlifematters #speakout #conqueror,” she wrote in the caption of the photos.