Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife within four months of marriage

Published: Aug 20, 2019, 17:10 IST | mid-day online correspondent

In her complaint, Aamreen said that Saddam threw her out of his house after uttering the word 'talaq' thrice

Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife within four months of marriage
Activists shout slogans as they protest against the Triple Talaq Bill in New Delhi. File pic/AFP

In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh was booked for allegedly giving triple talaq (divorce) to his 19-year-old wife within four months of their marriage. The accused, identified only as Saddam divorced his wife Aamreen Baig through 'talaq-e-biddat' which was banned under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019. 

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According to the police compliant, Saddam, a mechanic by profession, and his family members allegedly harassed and beat up Aamreen demanding Rs one lakh for setting up a garage. The accused had married Aamreen in April this year. When Aamreen returned home after celebrating Bakri Eid with her parents, she was beaten up by Saddam and others for money.

In her complaint, Aamreen said that Saddam threw her out of his house after uttering the word 'talaq' thrice. After registering the complaint, Saddam was booked under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act and various sections of the Indian Penal Code for dowry and harassment. 

The new legislation makes the practice of instant divorce among Muslims a punishable offence with three-years of imprisonment.

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In a similar incident, a woman from Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh claimed that her husband gave her triple talaq over her habit of cleaning her teeth with tobacco and not fulfilling his dowry demands. The woman registered a complaint in this regard at Masauli police station in Uttar Pradesh.

The woman's husband Mohammed Wais alleged that his wife is addicted to tobacco and a ruckus was created at his home when he forgot to get her tobacco from the market. The victim, Haseen Bano, in her complaint said that her husband and his family demanded Rs. 3 lakh and a motorbike.

With inputs from PTI

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