Mumbai Crime: Man abuses wife, gives triple talaq over call in Thane

Updated: 08 September, 2020 10:20 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

In her complaint, the woman claimed that she was constantly harassed by her in-laws and husband who demanded special gifts from her family

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The Thane police on Sunday booked a man for allegedly giving triple talaq flouting the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019. The accused, identified as Khalid Husain Shaikh, gave triple talaq to his wife over the phone. The family lives in Gaibir Nagar, a police official said.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, the 24-year-old complainant had married Shaikh three years ago. In her complaint, the woman claimed that she was constantly harassed by her in-laws and husband who demanded special gifts from her family. She further said that she had gone to her parents' house nearly a month ago.

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"The accused, 27-year-old Khalid Husain Shaikh called her on Sunday and started abusing her and later gave her talaq," an officer from Shanti Nagar police station said. The accused has been booked under Sections 323 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019.

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First Published: 08 September, 2020 10:05 IST

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