Man cuts off wife's braid for not covering head

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 10:29 hrs

Ghaziabad: A woman has registered a complaint of harassment against her husband after he allegedly cut off her braid because she did not cover her head, police said in Ghaziabad on Tuesday.

Rukshana, a resident of Prem Nagar in Loni yesterday went to the roof of her home for some work without covering her head with a dupatta after which her husband cut off her braid, police said.

She claimed that her husband also threw her out of the home, they said.

Rukshana has alleged that she was being harassed at her husband's home over small issues since her marriage to Israr three years back, they said.

Israr was detained for questioning and action would be taken after proper investigation, they said.

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