Miffed over no dowry, man gives triple talaq to wife within 24 hours of marriage

The woman's father lodged an FIR and a case was registered under the Dowry Act against Shah Alam and 12 members of his family.

Published: 17th July 2019 12:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th July 2019 12:14 PM   |  A+A-

Triple Talaq

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By IANS

BARABANKI (Uttar Pradesh): A man has given triple talaq to his wife within 24 hours of getting married here in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

Shah Alam, a resident of Jahangirabad, had married Ruksana Bano on July 13 and divorced her after her family did not give him a motorbike in dowry.

The woman's father lodged an FIR and a case was registered under the Dowry Act against Alam and 12 members of his family.

The case was handed over to the Circle Officer at the Fatehpur police circle for further investigation.

Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar said that necessary action would be taken as soon as investigations were completed.

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