A 32 year old man identified as Shabbir has been booked for giving triple talaq to his wife. According to reports, Shabbir got enraged when his wife asked for 30 rupees to buy vegetables, he first assaulted her and then pronounced the “Talaq” word thrice. The incident happened in the middle of Raoji Market in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, reported the Times of India.
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.
The woman’s father told media that Sabir wanted a divorce. “She stayed with us for five days and on Friday, when she returned to her in-laws in Dadri, Sabir told her that he wanted a divorce, the father told the national daily.”
Police has registered cases against Shabbir, his mother and sister 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 they would report the matter to the family court. “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 the Times of India.