WOMAN GIVEN TRIPLE TA­LAQ BY HUS­BAND, THEN GAN­GRAPED

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Six per­sons have been booked in Mo­rad­abad district of Ut­tar Pradesh for allegedly gang rap­ing a woman who was given triple ta­laq by her hus­band for play­ing ‘ loud mu­sic’. The vic­tim al­leged that she was also asked to per­form ‘ ha­lala’.

The fa­ther of the vic­tim said that his daugh­ter was given triple ta­laq af­ter she mis­tak­enly in­creased the vol­ume of the mu­sic sys­tem which an­gered her hus­band. The vic­tim’s fam­ily also al­leged that she was forced to per­form

‘ ha­lala’ and was then gang- raped by the ac­cused per­sons.

A se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial on the con­di­tion of anonymity said, “The woman said that she was given ta­laq, but her in- laws have de­nied this. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der­way and ac­tion will be taken ac­cord­ingly. A case has been reg­is­tered and six per­sons have been booked for gangrape.”

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