Nikkah Halala( auren kasha wuta) is an Islamic act where a woman agrees to marry someone else and get divorced by him, so as to return to her ex-husband.
Mal Ishaq attacked his wife with acid when she refused to perform this act after he divorced her.
The police have started an investigation into the matter. The acid with which the man attacked his ex-wife was reportedly a toilet-cleaning acid. The police said that they have sent the sample to labs to confirm it.
In search of the accused husband Ishaq , the police are raiding his and his relatives’ houses along with acquaintances. The police are unable to find his location as Ishaq’s mobile phone is switched off.
The condition of the victim is now stated to be out of danger.
After the echo of this matter reached the Chief Minister, the government asked for a report of this acid incident.
The victim reportedly told the police that her ex-husband Ishaq had come on the pretext of talking to her. He was forcing her to undergo ‘halala’. When she refused, he started verbally abusing her and her family.
The victim said that when he had entered the house with acid in the bag, she inquired suspiciously, he said that he is taking goods for the house. Ishaq had threatened to throw acid earlier as well….
The accused ex-husband of the victim was the son of her mother’s brother. He had divorced her three weeks before the acid attack. For the past few days, he had been forcing his ex-wife to undergo halala and get married again.
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