UP man from Saudi gives triple talaq to wife over phone

 In a fourth of such cases this week, the Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday, booked a man employed in Saudi Arabia, for giving triple talaq to his wife allegedly for not arranging promised dowry.

According to the woman’s mother, her daughter has been harassed over time by in-laws with threats of divorce, if she delayed bring in dowry.

The woman, Noori, was married eight months back and claims her in-laws mistreat her for failing to get a motorcycle and Rs 50,000 in cash from her parental home.

A case for demanding dowry as well as violation of Muslim Woman (Protection) Act has been registered.

Triple Talaq is a practice prevalent in the Muslim community that allows man to divorce his wife instantly by mentioning “Talaq” thrice verbally, in writing or now through electronic medium.

The Centre recently passed an ordinance ciminalising triple talaq.

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