A judicial magistrate on Monday awarded one-month jail term along with Rs500,000 fine to a man for contracting second marriage without mandatory permission of first wife in Multan.
An FIR of the incident has been registered
Permission from first wife mandatory for husband for second marriage, the apex court ruled.
An Egyptian man has killed five members of his family after setting his home alight to marry another woman.
They will also pay a Rs100,000 fine each
In a horrific incident, a man allegedly killed his twin daughters to contract second marriage in Sheikhupura.
The IHC in a landmark verdict ruled that a person intending to contract second marriage will have to seek mandatory approval of the Arbitration Council for the purpose.
Petitioner pleaded to the court that her spouse Rashid contracted second marriage without her knowledge and permission, while according to the law a husband must get permission from first wife before the second marriage.