In a shocking incident of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, a man identified Anas announced Triple Talaq to his wife after she allegedly refused to obey his orders. He used to ask her to dance, sing, and wear jeans.
After the divorce, the man reached his in-law’s house and set himself ablaze. Nearby youth and the family of the girl saved him and informed the police. The incident took place on Tuesday night in the New Ismailnagar area under the Lisari Gate police station.
The Father of the woman, Amiruddin who is a resident of New Ismailnagar married off his daughter to Anas in Pilkhua, Hapur. He has a job in Delhi.
The wife has alleged that Anas used to force her to sing and dance before him and when she refused to do the same, it led to the dispute between the two. She also mentioned that she had approached the local panchayat regarding the issue but didn’t get any solution.
Area inspector Prashant Kapil said the police is investigating the matter.
The practice of Triple Talaq has been banned in India under the law.