ONI Bureau: The Union Cabinet today approved amendment in Triple Talaq Bill. FIR can now be filed by victims and even her blood relatives.
Although the offence continues to remain non-bailable but accused can get bail through the Magistrate.
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act passed in the Budget Session bans the practice of instant talaq, a violator would be immediately arrested and sentenced to three years of imprisonment post conviction.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will brief media at 4 PM in this regard.