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12:00 AM, August 20, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 20, 2019

UP woman burnt alive for triple talaq complaint

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Uttar Pradesh’s Shravasti district on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to divorce her using now the banned ‘triple talaq’ practice. Shockingly, local police allegedly tried to get the couple to compromise and settle their differences instead of taking legal action. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha on July 25 and the Rajya Sabha five days later.

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