Madhya Pradesh High Court laments exploitation of women who remarry without divorce

The Court said that as per the settled law, a woman, who has already been married to another person, cannot be treated as a legally-wedded wife of the second husband without divorce from her first husband.
Indore Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court
Indore Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently expressed concern over the "legal loopholes" that prevent a woman, who has married for the second time without divorcing her earlier husband, from claiming maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

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