The Patna High Court has ruled that a daughter-in-law cannot sue her father-in-law for maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The Court did, however, clarify that Section 125 of the Cr.P.C. provides for an order of maintenance for the wife, children, and parents. According to the statutory scheme, the daughter-in-law cannot
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