Man in UP arrested for divorcing through triple talaq

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly divorcing his wife by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ thrice, a practice which has been criminalised, police said today.

A case has also been registered against four other members of the husband’s family for allegedly beating up the woman, they said. Officials said the woman has alleged that her husband along with his brother, sister-in-law, mother and father went to her house and thrashed her. The husband, Aas Mohd, then gave the woman ‘triple talaq’.