Uttar Pradesh police booked a man in the Chapra area on Thursday for for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife after coming to know that she was bearing a female child.
According to several media reports, the woman, identified as Farzana, was forced to undergo a pre-natal test. When her husband, Ghalib, came to know that it was a female child, he forced her to abort the fetus and later, he divorced her by pronouncing talaq thrice.
As per reports, Farzana married Ghalib three years ago. The couple two girl children.
A case was registered against Ghalib and other nine people, including the in-laws of the woman.