Uttar Pradesh Shocker: Woman Gangraped, Given Triple Talaq Over 'Loud Music' in Moradabad, Six Booked

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Moradabad, Sep 15: In a shocking incident, a woman in Uttar Pradesh was given a talaq after she mistakenly increased the volume of the music system, which angered her husband. The woman alleged that she was gang-raped after her husband gave her triple talaq. According to reports, the woman has filed a complaint with the Moradabad police alleging that she was asked to perform halala, a practice in which a woman divorcee marries someone else, consummates the marriage and then gets a divorce. This makes her lawful to the former husband.

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An investigation into the matter has been initiated. A case has been registered into the matter. Reports inform that the Police has filed a case against six people on Friday on the complaint of a woman. The victim’s father said that her daughter was given a triple talaq after she mistakenly increased the volume due to which her husband was angry and took this step.

The victim's family also alleged that she was forced to perform halala and was gang-raped. According to a report by PTI, the police informed that her in-laws denied that she was given a talaq. "We have got the information. The woman said that she was given talaq, however, her in-laws denied. An investigation is underway. The truth will be out after the investigation. A case has been registered," a police official said.

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In another similar incident, a 25-year-old woman in Rajasthan’s Dholpur alleged that she was gang-raped by her neighbour and his friends on the pretext of giving her one lakh for religious conversion in Agra. According to a report by TOI, Kotwali sub-inspector Bacchu Singh informed that the woman hailed from a poor family and his husband worked as a labourer.