[Breaking] Husband not bound to provide maintenance to qualified wife

While considering a petition for maintenance1under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, a Family Court at Mumbai held that, a wife who is well educated/qualified and capable ofearning livelihood cannot sit idle at home and claim maintenance.

  1. Firdos Mohd. Shoeb Khan v. Mohd. Shoeb Mohd Salim Khan, decided on 20-02-2015, Family Court, Mumbai []
  2. 2000 (3) MPLJ 100 []