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Businessman booked for triple talaq

He blamed wife for giving him five daughters

The R.T. Nagar police have booked a businessman for allegedly pronouncing triple talaq to his wife and divorcing her after 19 years of marriage. He blamed her for giving him five daughters, said the police.

Based on a complaint by the wife, the police booked Syed Afsar on Tuesday. The woman told the police that her husband would physically and verbally harass her as they had no son.

In June, Afsar allegedly forced her to go to her parents’ house. When she called him recently, he allegedly pronounced triple talaq.

The R.T. Nagar police have summoned Afsar for questioning.

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