Despite SC’s Ban, Woman Gets ‘Talaq’ Over Phone

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Jaipur: Even after the Supreme Court’s ban on triple divorce, a case of divorce has been reported from Rajasthan’s Jodhpur where a man divorced his wife by uttering ‘talaq’ thrice on the phone.

The victim on September 18 said that, her husband divorced her over the phone and after two days he married someone else.

The woman, Afsana was married to Munna since eight years in Jodhpur, but soon after her marriage she was harassed for dowry by her in-laws.

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In 2015, her husband even tried to burn her by throwing kerosene at her for failing to get dowry after which she returned to her parents’ home.

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Afsana said that she had lodged a complaint against her husband and her-in-laws and the couple has two children.