Shariah courts have no legal sanction: Supreme Court4 min read . Updated: 08 Jul 2014, 12:09 AM IST
The apex court says Muslim clerics have no authority to enforce fatwas but issuing them isn't illegal
New Delhi: India’s Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a Shariah court has no legal sanction and clerics have no authority to enforce fatwa on anyone using coercive means, although it underlined that the existence of Darul-Qaza (Muslim court) or issuing of fatwas is not illegal.
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