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SC orders security for Shabnam, one of the petitioners against nikah-halala and polygamy after acid attack

The Supreme Court has ordered that security be provided to Shabnam Rani, one of the petitioners in the nikah-halala and Polygamy case who fell prey to an acid attack, and stated that SSP Bulandshahar will be held liable for her safety and security.

We have reported earlier that Shabnam, who is a victim of triple talaq herself, was attacked with acid by bike-borne assailants when she was on her way to meet the SSP to register a complaint regarding an alleged assault by her in-laws the previous night. The attack is believed to have been committed by her brother-in-law with assistance from his friends.

We had reported on the 14th of September that the Supreme Court had agreed to hear Shabnam’s plea seeking security on the 17th of September and had issued a notice to the Center and the State’s Additional Attorney General on her plea. She had also sought better healthcare.

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Numerous petitions have been filed in the apex court challenging the prevalent practices of ‘nikah halala’ and ‘polygamy’ among Muslims. Nikah-halala is a practice of a divorced woman having to consummate the marriage with another man and then getting a divorce from him to be eligible to marry her previous husband. Many Muslim women are slowly mustering up the courage to raise their voices, against these practices despite various threats , but atrocities against victims of triple talaq seize to stop.

In July, Raziya, a Triple Talaq victim, was allegedly beaten and starved by her husband and eventually died during treatment. In another incident, few years after a woman was forced to go through halala with her father-in-law was again forced to go through halala with her brother-in-law.

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