Mumbai Court Grants a Woman Custody of Her 18-Month-Old Child, Citing the Importance Of ‘Mother’s Milk’
The Sessions Court of Mumbai has made an important decision concerning women’s rights. In which the sessions court upheld the lower court’s decision to place an 18-month-old child in the custody of his mother.
According to the court’s decision, mother’s milk is critical for a child’s physical and mental development. Shrikant Y. Bhosle, a Sessions Court Judge, rendered this decision.
The court denied the 37-year-old father custody of the child, stating that the child is one year and six months old and in desperate need of breastfeeding. Judge Shrikant Y Bhosale stated that the child has been in the custody of the husband for the past year and is not receiving mother’s milk, which is essential for her physical and mental development. As a result, the child should remain with his or her mother.
In November 2021, she gave birth to a son
The child’s parents, according to the information, had an arranged marriage in 2020. Following that, the woman filed a domestic violence complaint with the magistrate’s court in 2022. In November 2021, the woman gave birth to a son. She claimed that her husband and his family tortured her. He stated that he was evicted from the house on March 8, 2022.