Muslim law entitles husband to polygamy, but he has to treat all wives equally: Madras High Court

The Court found that the husband failed in his duty to maintain his first wife after she left the matrimonial home on account of cruelty meted out to her.
Muslim man and women
Muslim man and womenImage for representative purpose

Though Islamic Law entitles a husband to polygamy, he has to treat all his wives equally, failing which it would amount to cruelty, the Madras High Court recently held [Mukmuthu Sha v. Mohammed Afrin Banu].

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