“You can’t do this…
“This is about safeguarding what is mine,” said Riza quite unmoved by Vanessa’s melodrama.
“Vanessa I have come to take you back to Zemaba,” said Riza. “Over my dead body,” said Vanessa fury blazing from her eyes. Riza lifted an eyebrow. “I am not coming with you Riza. Never will Azam step on the soil of Zemaba,” she said. “Oh? Then why did you name him Azam and not Johnny or Mark or David or…..?” asked Riza fury roaring inside him. “Alright, alright, I did name him Azam, because I liked the name,” said Vanessa sounding defeated. “May I see his birth certificate?” asked Riza. “No you may not,” said Vanessa vehemently
“Okay then, pack Azam’s things and we will be going in a while,” said Riza as he settled down on the sofa and cradled his son.
“You can’t be serious?” gasped Vanessa. Matilda who had come into the living room when she heard voices stood holding on to Brian’s hand.
“I did warn you Vanessa,” he said. “I did tell you that if you cannot come to Zemaba, I shall file for custody of my son and you can rest assured that the judge will favor me with his award.” Vanessa closed her mouth as bile churned inside her. She turned and ran out of the living room crying bitterly.