A Non-Resident Indian gave divorce to his wife through advertisement in the local newspaper in Hyderabad. Police have registered a case of fraud and harassment against the accused.
The accused Mohammad Mushtaquudin married a 25-year-old in July 2015 and took her to Saudi Arabia.
The couple came to India last month along with their 10-month-old child. However, Mustaquddin left for Saudi Arabia. His wife registered the complaint that he gave her divorce by giving advertisement in a local news paper.
"She tried to contact Mustaquddin several times over the phone but he did not take her calls. So she lodged the complaint," the police officer said.
"We are conducting probe and also verifying if a divorce announced through a newspaper is valid under the Sharia (Muslim law)," the ACP added.
It was also reported that Mushtaq has demanded Rs 20 lakh from his wife and used to harras her for that. When Mushtaquddin returned to Saudi Arabia, the victim's in laws didn't allow her to live with them.