The wife of an Imam of a Delhi-based mosque was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at an Uttar Pradesh village, the police said on Monday, adding the woman later got a divorce notice from her husband.
The woman was beaten up at her house on Sunday when she tried to oppose the accused, Mainuddin, a police officer said.
The victim's husband was not present at the time of the incident, he said, adding the woman has been sent for medical examination.
A first information report has been registered against the accused following a complaint by the victim's brother, the officer added.
The survivor got divorce notice from the Imam after the incident.
The couple had married last year.
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