BHOPAL: A 35-year-old man on Thursday gave triple talaq to his wife, allegedly for having three daughters. The city has witnessed two incidents of triple talaq even since the union government banned the practice. The Shahjahanabad police have arrested the accused and his father.
The accused Mohammad Osama, a businessman, lives in Idgah Hills area with his wife and three daughters. The accused and his father Mohammad Tarique would harass the victim for having three daughters.
They would often threaten the woman of remarriage of her husband. On Thursday, the accused again scolded the woman for having three daughters. It led to a dispute between them and in a fit of rage, the accused orally offered her talaq.
The woman told police that her father-in-law would support the accused and would say that they will leave her anytime. The woman said Osama would also beat her whenever she protested harassment. It was when he gave her triple talaq orally, she decided to approach police.
She reached the Shahjahanababd police station at night and lodged a complaint. Police booked the accused for divorcing the woman. The cops have also booked his father Tarique for torture to the woman in his house. The accused have been sent to jail, said SHO Shahjahanabad Jaheer Khan. It was second incident of triple talaq in Bhopal, after a ban on the practise. Earlier, Kohefiza police had booked a Banguluru based man for giving triple talaq on mobile phone.