Balasore, Nov,1 (LoccalWire) In an alleged case of instant Triple Talaq in Balasore district, a woman was divorced over phone by her husband and when protested the illegal action, she was administered poison, police said here today.
The Triple Talaq victim identified as Khosboo is undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital here since yesterday, the sources said.
On the basis of a complaint filed by the mother of the victim, investigation into the matter is continuing even as the accused persons are absconding apparently to avoid police action.
According to reports, Khusboo, daughter of Ayub Khan and Phul Biwi, had married to Sk Rehamat of Aruanbruti village under Bhograi police station about two-and-a-half years ago and they have a daughter.
However, she was subjected to mental as well as physical torture by her husband and in- laws who wanted more dowry, the complaint said.
Rehamat is staying outside the state. About a week ago he spelt the illegal triple Talaq to Khusboo over phone due to some family matters.
After learning about it the parents of the victim approached other members of the community in the village to which they urged to maintain restraint and wait till Rehamat arrives .
On return, Rehamat asked Khusboo as to why she was in his house when already divorced. However, on being told that his action was illegal, she was beaten up and forcefully consumed pesticide by the family members, the mother alleged in the complaint, the sources said.