A woman was allegedly given triple talaq by her husband and later raped by a tantrik on the pretext of halala in Bhopal, police said.
In her complaint to police, the woman registered an FIR against her husband and a tantrik at Aishbagh police station following which the both the accused were arrested.
The incident is from Ashoka Garden area of Bhopal. The woman, who approached police two days back, alleged that her husband gave her triple talaq. She alleged that after triple talaq, a tantrik rape her with her husband’s consent.
Aishbag police station in-charge Ajay Nair said the man gave his divorce in November after the two got married in April. The man tried to resolve the matter with his wife. A tantrik told him that the woman needs to do halala, for which the man agreed, police said.
The tantrik took the woman to a flat and raped her in the name of ‘halala’, the police official said. The woman narrated the incident to her family, after which she reported the matter to Aishbagh police station.
On the basis of the complaint filed by the woman, a case under Section 343 and 376 of the Indian Penal Code was registered against her husband and tantrik. Both were arrested and produced in the court. The two have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.