In yet another Super Exclusive, Republic TV exposes sex rackets in the name of marriage. Republic TV on Friday investigated the details of the scam in which young girls were sold, exploited and discarded by men who 'allegedly' married them. These marriages are supposed to last for weeks or month, making it legalised prostitution.
The expose shows how poor girls are exploited in the name of marriage or rather be called temporary marriages. Men from Middle-East buy young girls using the cover of fake marriages.
Often the middle men in these marriages are families in the city who have relatives overseas and target poor families with young girls. Everyone involved the marriage gets a cut of the Mahr (mandatory payment), however, the families of the girls barely get anything, the reason why they push their daughters into these marriages.
Many a times the talaq nama and the nikah nama are signed on the same day and they are often forged.
Earlier Sheikh used to come looking for prospective brides, but now they have realised that it's easier to get married and leave them after a few days, rather than be with other women who are not their wives.
In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Triple Talaq practice in a 3:2 judgment. he Chief Justice of India dissents on the Triple Talaq judgement, asked Union Government to bring legislation in 6 months.
Republic has accessed the complete 395-page Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaq which was declared unconstitutional in a 3-2 vote on Tuesday. Here's a list of the most significant portions of the verdict given by the majority, i.e. Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, Uday Lalit and Kurian Joseph: