Thrissur: Kerala Police have booked a  man for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife. His wife is pregnant with his third child.

Months ago, the wife had lodged a complaint with the police alleging that her husband had physically and mentally harassed her. According to sources, when the husband came to know about the complaint, he got furious and pronounced triple talaq. The husband also removed his wife and two children from their house too.

Months ago,  another 34-year-old, a non-resident Keralite was booked by police here for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife through WhatsApp.

The FIR was registered against BM Ashraf, a native of nearby Kudlu village,  based on a complaint lodged by his 29-year-old wife, hailing from Shiribag.

According to the complaint, the accused, on March 15, had said talaq three times through a voice message sent via WhatsApp.

"The accused was said to be in the Gulf when the incident happened. As per the wife's complaint, the talaq message was sent to her brother's phone having WhatsApp account," a police official said.