Shimla: Triple talaq cases have been heard in Himachal Capital Shimla. The first case of the district has been registered at Sadar police station in Shimla after the central government enacted a new law in the year 2019. A Muslim woman (49) living in the Bharadi area of the capital was divorced by her husband. The woman has married 24 years ago. The important thing is that the woman's husband is aware of the law. He is an advocate in the State High Court. After getting divorced, the Muslim woman came to the police shelter and the case has been registered against her advocate husband.
It is learnt that in a complaint to the police, the woman has spoken that she had gone to her husband's sister's house in Delhi for 3 weeks. On The 12th of January, when she came to Shimla in her home, the husband gave her a divorce by saying Triple talaq. It is also being said that district superintendent of Police Mohit Chawla said on Sunday that action is being taken by registering a case under the Muslim Women (Protection of Marital Rights) Act 2019 on the basis of the woman's complaint. The accused has taken interim bail from the court.
He said that this is the first such case registered in Shimla after the formation of Triple talaq laws. As per the information received, the divorce law provides for a sentence of three years and a fine for making triple talaq illegal.