Thursday, February 7, 2013

Married April 23, Ditched husband May 11, remarries again, still gets 11.6 Lakhs + 18% interest as maintenance !!

All those people getting married or planning to get married need to read this wonderful piece of Indian judicial pronouncement !!

Here is a well qualified Iniian woman who got married on April 23rd 1999 at USA, ditched her husband on May 11th 1999 and came back to India to file cases against the husband

She went on to get remarried in 2003 but continued to claim maintenance for the period she was remaining un married after ditching her husband !!

Wow.... Wow.... If you thought that any court could see thru this sham and throw out the case, wait.... the story doesn't end there . The story as of date is at a point where the High court has ordered the EX Husband to pay 11.6 Lakhs the rate of 25 000 for every month of separation with 18% interest !!!!

Why ??? why oh Why do people keep getting married even after reading this ??

Age old habits wired into the DNA, family pressure, the thought that everyone else is a fool and I'm smart so I'll manage all the anti male laws ? ....lust ...kaamaa ? Why ??? why oh Why do honest , law abiding, hardworking, sincere Indian men get married in this day and age ???

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HC orders NRI man to pay over Rs 11.6 lakh as maintenance

New Delhi, Feb 7, 2013, (PTI) :
Nearly 13 years after he parted ways with his wife within days of their marriage, an NRI man has been directed to pay her over Rs 11.6 lakh as total maintenance for 44 months of separation till she remarried.

Justice M L Mehta said it would be "just and reasonable to award the plaintiff (woman) maintenance of USD 500 per month (Rs 26,500 approx)" and interest over the amount.

In her plea for maintenance, the woman had sought USD 1200 per month. The Delhi High Court on July 27, 2001, had awarded USD 400 per month as interim maintenance but the man, a software developer, failed to comply with the order.

Allowing the woman's plea, he said, "The defendant (husband) is thus ordered to pay a sum of USD 500 per month or equivalent of Indian National Rupee to the plaintiff (woman) from the date of institution of suit i.e. February 9, 2000 till November 3, 2003 within a month from today and thereafter with 12 percent interest till payment or realisation.

"....Since the plaintiff has remarried on November 3, 2003, she would be entitled to maintenance only upto this period."

The high court directed the ex-husband to also pay interest of 18 per cent on the interim maintenance fixed by it for failing to pay the amount. The order came after the woman moved a plea for initiating contempt of court proceedings.

The woman's counsel Tariq Siddiqi had submitted before the court that his client who was working in Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) had to leave India for her marriage which was held on April 23, 1999 in Delaware, USA.

"Two days after the marriage, a demand of Rs 10 lakh in cash along with additional gifts was made as a precondition for her to continue staying with him," the lawyer said.
As per the woman's plea, after she and her father failed to persuade her husband, she finally left USA on May 11, 1999.

The NRI is working with a software development company in Wilmington, Delaware and was earning USD 5000 per month plus perks and bonuses, her plea said.