Wife is entitled to know husband's salary: Madhya Pradesh HC

Varun Chirumamilla May 30 2018

A Division Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court earlier this month held that a wife is entitled to know her husband's salary for the purposes of ascertaining maintenance.

The Bench of Justices SK Seth and Nandita Dubey was dealing with a writ appeal filed by a non-practicing advocate in a maintenance case. The appellant wife, who is estranged from her husband, had filed an application under Section 91 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) along with her maintenance application.

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