‘For reaching 10 mins late’, man allegedly gives triple talaq to wife over phone

Uttar Pradesh: Weeks after the controversial bill Triple Talaq a penal offence was passed in the Lok Sabha, a woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah has alleged that her husband gave her the triple talaq over the phone for not coming back home on time.

While speaking to the news agency ANI, she stated that “I went to my mother’s house to see my ailing grandmother. My husband told me to return within half an hour. I was late only by 10 minutes. He then called me on my brother’s mobile number and uttered “talaq” thrice. I was completely shattered by his move.”

“They beat me at times when I am home. I also had an abortion because of their moves. My family is very poor which is why they were unable to give anything to my husband’s family, she said.

She also accused her in-laws of beating her as her family was unable to meet their demands of dowry at the time of their wedding.

While seeking the government’s help in the case, she said, “Now, it is the responsibility of the government to provide justice to me or else I will commit suicide.”

“We will conduct a thorough investigation into the matter and take the necessary steps to resolve it,” said the Area officer of Aliganj Ajay Bhadauriya.

On December 27 during the Winter Session, the Lok Sabha passed the Triple Talaq bill which makes the practice a criminal offence with a provision of three-year jail term for the erring husband.