The husband of a 24-yr-old has been arrested for giving her talaq over phone
Thane: A 24-year-old married woman who is visiting her parent’s place was called over the phone. Her husband on the other end of the line allegedly abused her and then pronounced instant talaq.
Based on the woman's complaint, her husband who pronounced triple talaq over the phone was arrested.
The arrested husband is identified as Khalid Husain Shaikh. As per the report, the woman also complained against her in-laws of harassing and demanding special gifts as a part of dowry.
In her complaint, the woman claimed that she was constantly harassed by her in-laws and husband who demanded special gifts from her family.
Following the complaint, police on Sunday booked husband for allegedly giving triple talaq flouting the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019. This apart, the accused has been booked under Sections 323 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The woman married three years ago when she was 21 and says she constantly faced harassment at her in-law’s house.
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Last Updated Sep 8, 2020, 2:21 PM IST