Husband telling the wife "Tum mutallaka ho"

Q: I want to ask that my husband said three times "Tum mutalaka ho" which is used as an alternative to "Tumay talaq deta houn". Am I divorced? Is this statement valid?

A: Yes.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)