Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan’s children go missing; traced to relative’s house

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Triple Talaq, the Islamic practice of divorce, one of its petitioners, Ishrat Jahan has been facing continuous repercussions of fighting against the social practice.

In a recent case, which came into light on Thursday, Ishrat’s two children have gone missing. She has registered a complaint in Golabari Police Station, Howrah in the same regard.

The two missing children of triple talaq petitioner were traced on the same day.

Officer in-charge of Golabari Police Station confirmed that the police have traced the kids who were taken to a relative’s place by Ishrat’s husband.

The 31-year-old had accused her husband of kidnapping them.

Soon after the Apex court pronounced the judgment on August 22, the petitioner has been facing social boycott in Kolkata.

Also, Jahan’s lawyer, Nazia Elahi Khan earlier said that the females in the society have stared boycotting them and called them wives of Hindus after Supreme Court’s decision.

The apex court struck down triple talaq and declared the Islamic practice unconstitutional in a 3-2 majority verdict.Triple talaq was the age-old practice under which a Muslim man could divorce his wife by uttering the word “talaq” thrice.


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