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Married for 11 years, woman given triple talaq over 'birth of girl-child' in UP

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 October 2019, 12:22 IST

A man has allegedly given his wife triple talaq over the phone the woman gave birth to a girl child in Uttar Pradesh.

According to reports, the woman is currently staying at her maternal home after an alleged feud with her in-laws recently delivered the baby girl on October 11. When her husband heard the news of the birth of the baby girl, he gave her triple talaq.



"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 him triple talaq over the phone," she said.


In this regard, the woman filed a written police complaint with the police, based on which a case 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 has been registered.

A further investigation is underway into the matter, said a police officer.

(With ANI Inputs)

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First published: 20 October 2019, 12:20 IST
 
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