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Muslim Woman Divorced Via Speed Post Petitions Supreme Court

Afreen Rehman who got married in 2014 claims that she was mentally and physically harassed after marriage.

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Afreen Rehman filed a petition with the Supreme Court after receiving a divorce letter through speed post. (Photo: ANI)
  • A Muslim woman on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against the ‘triple talaq’ system to nullify the prevailing divorce practice. 25-year-old Afreen Rehman filed a petition with the apex court after receiving a divorce letter through speed post, reported DNA.

  • Rehman who got married in 2014 through a matrimonial portal, claims that she was mentally and physically harassed by her in-laws after marriage.

  • Talaq-e-bidat is a Muslim man divorcing his wife by pronouncing more than one talaq in a single tuhr (the period between two menstruations), or in a tuhr after coitus or pronouncing an irrevocable instantaneous divorce at one go (unilateral triple-talaq).

(With agency inputs)

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