Police have registered a case against a Hyderabad man for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife for not giving birth to a boy. The woman, Mehraj Begum, said her in-laws asked her to leave after she gave birth to a girl. The couple later went for counseling but the husband gave her instant triple talaq orally on September 19.
A woman here has alleged that her husband gave her 'instant talaq' after she gave birth to a girl. The woman, Mehraj Begum said she had married in 2011 and after one-and-half year suffered a miscarriage. "After this, my in-laws and husband started torturing me, accusing that I cannot bear them a child.
Left with a 3-year-old daughter, wife hopes for justice and stern action against the husband. "He threatened to harm my daughter if I did not leave peacefully. He now wants to marry again so that he can have a boy," she said.
On August 1, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019, which criminalizes instant talaq and provides for a jail term of three years for the husband.