Supreme Court to examine whether divorced Muslim woman can claim maintenance under Section 125 CrPC

The Court appointed Senior Advocate Gaurav Agrawal as Amicus Curiae in the case wherein a Muslim man (petitioner) has challenged a Telangana High Court direction to pay ₹10,000 interim maintenance to his former wife.
Muslim Woman (representative image)
Muslim Woman (representative image)

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether 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 anr].

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