Kerala records first arrest in triple talaq case

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The Kerala Police on Friday arrested a man for giving instant triple talaq to his wife. This is believed to the first such arrest in a triple talaq case in the country after the The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed by Parliament.

The accused has been identified as 34-year-old EK Hussam, who was arrested from Kozhikode area. “He was arrested following a warrant issued by a court in Thamarassery. Hussam had divorced his wife by pronouncing ‘talaq’ thrice on August 1,” a police officer was quoted as saying by IANS.

Punishment for breach of the law by the husband could be up to three years of imprisonment.

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