Triple Talaq in Chhattisgarh: Woman Harassed, Given Instant Divorce by Husband for Seeking Maintenance From Him

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Bilaspur, September 18: A woman from Bilaspur area in Chhattisgarh alleged that she was given triple talaq by her husband after she sought maintenance from him. According to a tweet by ANI, the woman, Norrie Begum, claimed that her husband used to harass and assault her and later gave her instant divorce while she was returning after appearing in Court in connection with seeking maintenance from her husband. "We are living separately for several years. I have filed an application in the court seeking maintenance and a case against abuse and harassment and the threat to my life with the police," she said. Uttar Pradesh: Murder Convict Gives Wife Triple Talaq in Prison For Not Getting New Kurta Pyjama as Eid Gift.

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Reports inform that the case registered against the man for assaulting her, section under Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act will be added after further probe. The Police confirmed the incident and said that the victim was given triple talaq by her husband on September 12 while returning from Court. An investigation in the case is underway. Murder Convict Gives Wife Triple Talaq in Prison For Not Getting New Kurta Pyjama as Eid Gift.

Here's the tweet:

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The government had recently passed Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act which makes this kind of instant divorce a criminal offence. According to reports, the couple got married around 14 years ago. Pendra police station's Station House Officer (SHO) Ram Avtar Patel said that woman has complained that she has been struggling for long.

Patel informed that after a hearing of this case on September 12, Rizvi allegedly stopped her by the roadside and assaulted her, and gave her triple talaq. According to Rizvi's complaints, charges under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and section 4 of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act have been registered.