In addition to booking him under The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, the police have also filed a case of cruelty against him.
According to Kadamtala Police, Abul Hussain currently working in Saudi, sent a WhatsApp message to Salema on October 27 writing ‘talaq’ thrice and terminating the marriage.
After receiving the message Salema reported the case to police as instant triple talaq is banned in India.
Following the complaint, police lodged a case and are further investigating the case.
“We are investing the case and action will be taken accordingly,” said Kadamtala PS officer-in-charge Krishnadhan Sarkar.