He blamed her for wasting his money on ice-creams while she said he was a multi-millionaire stockbroker.
But after a Mumbai family court granted the Gujarati couple divorce on July 30, after 23 years of marriage, the judge also told the ex-husband to pay his ex-wife an extra alimony ofRs.150 per month - to buy ice-cream!
The ice-cream allowance came along with Rs.85,000 as interim maintenance.
But in her petition, the woman had demanded Rs.1 lakh as maintenance, a two BHK flat at Nariman Point, Rs.75,000 a month and a separate amount for their two children.
She told the court that her husband was once dined with US billionaire Warren Buffett and earned Rs.6 lakh a month.
But the man said his wife compulsively shopped with credit cards and had blown all his savings.