Divorced Muslim woman can claim maintenance under Section 125 CrPC: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices BV Nagarathna and Justice Augustine George Masih pronounced separate but concurring judgments.
Muslim Woman (representative image)
Muslim Woman (representative image)

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a divorced Muslim woman can file a claim for maintenance under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) against her former husband [Mohd Abdul Samad vs State of Telangana and Another].

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