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Husband gives triple talaq over phone after UP woman gives birth to girl

ANI
Published : Oct 20, 2019, 4:26 pm IST
Updated : Oct 20, 2019, 4:26 pm IST

Police have said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is underway.

The police have registered a case based on a woman's complaint alleging that her husband gave her a triple talaq, or instant divorce, after she gave birth to a girl. (Representational Image)
 The police have registered a case based on a woman's complaint alleging that her husband gave her a triple talaq, or instant divorce, after she gave birth to a girl. (Representational Image)

Sambal: The police have registered a case based on a woman's complaint alleging that her husband gave her a triple talaq, or instant divorce, after she gave birth to a girl.

The woman, who is currently staying in her maternal home after an alleged feud with her in-laws, recently gave birth to the baby.

"I married to Kamil 11 years ago. I have four daughters. On October 11, I gave birth to a baby girl. When my husband heard the news, he gave [me] triple talaq over the phone," she said.

Police have said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is underway.

"A woman has filed a complaint of being given triple talaq by her husband. A case has been registered under sections 147, 452, 323, 504 of the Indian Penal Code and 3/4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019. We are investigating the case," Superintendent of Police Yamuna Prasad told reporters here.

Tags: triple talaq, husband, wife, daughter
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Sambhal