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While hearing the case, a bench of Justice SK Kaul and Justice Hemant Gupta said that what do you think? Is the woman a slave to anyone that we pass such an order? Is the wife your personal property which may be directed to accompany her?
Husband used to torture for dowry
They were married in the year 2013, but the husband and wife started harassing them for dowry. After which she started being forced and kept separate. In 2015, when she filed a case for alimony, the Gorakhpur court ordered her husband to pay Rs 20,000 per month.
But after this, the husband filed a petition in the family court for the restoration of the marriage rights, after which a decision was given in favor of the husband. After this, the husband refused and he once again approached the court. Now the husband said that when he has agreed to live with his wife, then what is the maintenance of allowance?
Husband accused of not paying alimony
On this, the Allahabad court turned down the husband’s petition, after which he moved the Supreme Court. The woman accused the husband that he is doing all this so that he does not have to pay alimony. When the hearing took place on Tuesday, the husband’s lawyer said that the Supreme Court should order the wife to come back to the husband, as the family court also ruled in favor of the husband.
Due to this repeated demand from the lawyer, the court had to say whether the wife is personal property? Is the wife a slave? The bench then dismissed the marriage rights petition.