News By/Courtesy: Simran Rudra | 01 Nov 2019 22:08pm IST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rukhsana Begum of Hyderabad alleged that her husband Mustafa and in-laws harassed her and demanded dowry.
  • Rukhsana Begum was given triple talaq by husband Mustafa for having crooked teeth.
  • A case was registered against Mustafa on Thursday under Section 498 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Dowry Act and Triple Talaq Act.

 

Hyderabad Police, on Thursday, registered a case against a man for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife for having crooked teeth.

Rukhsana Begum of Hyderabad alleged that her husband Mustafa and in-laws harassed her and demanded dowry.

According to the Police, on Thursday, a case was registered against Mustafa under Section 498 A (Husband or relative of husband subjecting wife to cruelty) of the Indian Penal Code, Dowry Act and Triple Talaq Act. Further investigation is underway.

Rukhsana Begum married Mustafa on June 27, 2019. Rukhsana Begum said, “At the time of our marriage Mustafa and his family had demanded so many things as dowry and my family fulfilled all their demands. After their marriage, my husband and in-laws started harassing me to bring more gold and money from my home. Mustafa even took a bike from my brother.”

“They used to torture me regularly and finally Mustafa said that he does not like me because of my crooked teeth and that he did not want to live with me anymore. My in-laws locked me inside their house for 10 to 15 days,” she added.”

She further stated that later when she fell ill, her husband and in-laws sent her to her parents’ house.

Begum said, “I filed a complaint with the local police and my husband and in-laws agreed to compromise. They said that they will take me back to their place. But on October 1, Mustafa came to my place and said that he would not take me back with him. He abused my parents and pronounced triple talaq.”

Begum stated that on October 12, she tried to contact her husband when he again pronounced triple talaq on the phone.

Begum also said, “On October 26, I lodged a complaint with the local police against my husband and in-laws for giving triple talaq and demanding extra dowry. Police registered a case against them. I want justice in my case.”

Section Editor: Prithvijit Mukherjee | 01 Nov 2019 22:53pm IST


Tags : #Triple Talaq Act #Dowry Act #Hyderabad Police

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