No Obligation on Muslim In-Laws to maintain Widowed Daughters-in-Law: Calcutta HC

Meera Emmanuel November 25 2017

The High Court of Calcutta has held that a Muslim father-in-law has no obligation to maintain his widowed daughter-in-law in cases arising under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (DV Act), 2005.

Justice Md. Mumtaz Khan reiterated this position while disposing a revision petition preferred before the Court.

The case has its genesis in an application filed by the petitioner under Section 12 of the DV Act against her in-laws before the . . .

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