A 30-year-old woman was given triple talaq by her husband on Saturday after she asked for Rs 30 from him to buy vegetables. The accused, identified as 32-year-old Sabir, also hit his wife with a screwdriver.
The incident happened in the middle of in Raoji Market in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida.
The victim’s father said his daughter had a strained relationship with her husband since the time she got married. He said that Sabir had previously also thrashed Zainab and hit her with a stick on her head. The father also accused Zainab’s in-laws of misbehaving with her.
An FIR has been registered at Dadri police station against Sabir, his mother Najjo and his sister Shama under sections 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.
The police said; “We will refer the matter to the family court as there is no official gazette notification on the issue of triple talaq. We are investigating the allegations of triple talaq,” Dadri SHO Neeraj Malik told.