Husband cannot be arrested, just because wife sought arrest… Madras HC

TheHonourable Madras High Court has set aside an order of the family court, ordering arrest of a husband, for non-payment of maintenance. It transpires that in this case the husband had defaulted on payment of maintenance, as he had met with an accident and could not on sufficient money… The wife had filed a petition stating that the husband has not paid the maintenance
The wife also seems to have sought arrest of the husband when he appeared at the court. The family court seems to have ordered rest of the husband as a matter of course. The husband appealed to the honourable High Court which has stopped the arrest…

Full details will be available as and when the order of the Honourable Madras High Court is uploaded to the High Court website

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