Hello everbody My quary is regarding extension of Punishment for not paying MAINTENANCE Take one example , A is wife of Z . and Court order to Z to pay mainteannce Rs1500 per month . But Z does not comply with order of paying Rs1500 ultimatly He is sent to jail for one month (and he is not holding any salary account and any property so attachment is not possible to avoid the punishment ) . and According to Cr.P.C 125(3) He can be punished by the way of simple punshiment upto 1 month or UNTILL PAYMENT IF SOONER MADE . Now my qaury is that----> 1.whether this one month can be extended futher by the Magistrate If yes upto what extent ? If not wheter Will he be relasesed ????