UP: Woman given triple talaq for giving birth to girl child

Updated: 16 Jul 2018 10:30 AM

Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jul 16 (ANI): A woman from Uttar Pradesh's Shamli has filed a complaint with the police, alleging that her husband gave Triple Talaq to her for giving birth to a girl child.

The woman alleged that her husband and in-laws even thrashed her and demanded dowry for giving birth to a baby girl a week ago.

"My husband and his family abused me and have asked to get a bike and money from my parents as I have given birth to a girl and not a boy child," the victim said.

The victim was married two years ago.

Speaking on the same, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Shlok Kumar said, "We have registered the case in the matter and the investigation is underway." (ANI)

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