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Man cuts off wife's braid for not covering head

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

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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First Published: Tue, January 22 2013. 00:00 IST