Divorce by SMS valid: Islamic cleric

The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.

Ghaziabad (UP): The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh`s Muradnagar district has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.
Shahid`s wife Praveen yesterday received an SMS with
`talaq` typed three times sent by him. The Imam has said the
two cannot unite now as this marriage has been made void, the
woman`s uncle Sajid said.
The couple had married three months ago but Praveen had
returned to live with her parents due to some differences.

Shahid tried to bring her back but failed to do so after which
he had sent the SMS, he said.

PTI

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