Woman files plaint of divorce by husband through Whatsapp

Amid the efforts on part of government to be able to criminalise and make triple talaq (instant divorce) among Muslims punishable, a 24-year-old woman lodged a complaint alleging that her husband gave her triple talaq over a WhatsApp call.

She stated in her plaint a dowry harassment case was registered against him.

She also claimed she faced increased harassment after she gave birth to a baby girl.

On November 22, Sumayya Banu, a graduate from Yousufguda, lodged a dowry harassment complaint against her husband Mohammed Muzzammil Shareef.

Shareef is the principal of a high school in Tolichowki.

On learning Sumayya had lodged a police complaint, Muzzammil allegedly gave her a triple talaq over the phone on November 28.

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