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Man gives triple talaq after wife gives birth to girl child

The couple got married 11 years ago and they have four daughters. After she gave birth to the fifth daughter, the husband allegedly gave triple talaq.

Man gives triple talaq after wife gives birth to girl child
Sambal, First Published Oct 20, 2019, 5:40 PM IST

Sambal: The Uttar Pradesh Police have registered a case based on a woman's complaint alleging that her husband gave her triple talaq, or instant divorce, after she gave birth to a girl child.

The woman, who is currently staying in her maternal home after an alleged feud with her in-laws, recently gave birth to the baby.

"I married 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 [me] triple talaq over the phone," she said.

Police have said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is underway.

"A woman has filed a complaint of being given triple talaq by her husband. A case has been registered 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. We are investigating the case," superintendent of police Yamuna Prasad told reporters here.

With ANI inputs

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