Bareilly, May 4: Nida Khan, daughter-in-law of Ala Hazrat family, and a victim of triple talaq was today attacked at her residence. However, Nida Khan who is also a petitioner on triple talaq row, survived the attack but her home was vandalised by the goons, ETV Urdu reported. According to a report, the attackers had vandalised Nida Khan’s residence and had threatened her to take back her petition on triple talaq matter. The incident took place on Thursday morning after which Nida Khan a residence of Bareli in Uttar Pradesh went ahead to file a complaint at Baradari police station.
The cops had registered a First Information Report (FIR) in the matter and the investigation is on. There are no reports, whether Nida Khan faced any injuries during the attack but some locals have seen her rushing at the police station after her house was vandalised. Nida Khan who had expressed hopes on Yogi Adityanath government said that stand of Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister gives her hope on the issue.
Earlier there were reports, that Nida Khan has accused her in-laws of harassment for dowry. Nida Khan who was married to Sheeran Raza – the elder son of Usman Raza a cleric belonging to Ala Hazrat – was given divorce in 2015, a few months after she was married.
Last month, Nida Khan submitted her complaint at the chief minister’s office and requested newly appointed UP CM to hear her plea.
Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi is also known as Ala Hazrat was a 20th-century Muslim cleric whose dargah (shrine) is located in Bareilly and is managed by his descendants. The shrine of Ala Hazrat is one of the most revered sites of the Barelvi sect of Sunni Islam.
While speaking to Hindustan Times, Nida in an interview said, “My husband along with my in-laws continue to harass me and my family. The local administration and police have failed to protect us. Neither I nor my family was consulted or informed about the divorce. It was a diktat”.
Nida Khan has also challenged the divorce in the court and has asked her in-laws to return the dowry given by her parents for marriage.