This is another judgment from Supreme Court of India, where in it was held that Women In Live-In Relationships Entitled To Maintenance under PWDV Act.
Lalita Toppo Vs State of Jharkhand and Anr on 30 October, 2018
3. In fact, under the provisions of the DVC Act, 2005 the victim i.e. estranged wife or live-in-partner would be entitled to more relief than what is contemplated under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, namely, to a shared household also.
Citations: [2018 SCC ONLINE SC 2301], [2019 SCC 13 796], [2019 SCC CRI 4 701], [2018 AIR SC SUPP 2583]
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