Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 7
In, maybe, the primary case right here after the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, criminalising triple talaq got here into pressure, a Muslim lady has moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court alleging non-registration of an FIR in opposition to her husband for the offence.
Taking up the petition via videoconferencing, the High Court in the present day put the State of Punjab and different respondents on notice after being attentive to the allegations that the husband gave ‘triple talaq’ on WhatsApp, which was unlawful and an offence beneath Act. Justice Arun Kumar Tyagi additionally fastened the case for additional listening to on March 5.
Her counsel Ferry Sofat submitted that the husband on June 20, final yr, despatched three messages of “talaq, talaq, talaq” to the petitioner and likewise forwarded pictures together with his new spouse, together with the wedding certificates.
Subsequently, the petitioner’s father forwarded a criticism concerning the offence beneath the Act to the Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police. Her daughter too filed a illustration earlier than the Director-General of Police. But motion was not taken. Sofat added the husband was “very influential” having good hyperlinks with the police authorities, anti-social parts and politicians.