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The court has asked to pay an interim maintenance of Rs 50,000 from the date of filing the application till the decision comes.
A Mumbai court has ordered alimony for the wife and her 3 dogs in a domestic violence case.
The case was of a 55-year-old divorced woman, whose appeal was that her husband should pay maintenance for 3 Rottweilers besides her.
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what was the matter
The woman married in 1986 and moved to a city in South India with her husband. His two daughters are married abroad. In 2021, the woman came to Mumbai after separating from her husband. In the petition, the woman said that she has no means of earning and remains ill.
Earlier, the woman’s husband had assured her of providing alimony and basic necessities. Apart from other needs, his three Rottweiler dogs also depend on him. That’s why he should be given 70 thousand per month as alimony.
The husband said – the fault is not mine but the wife’s
Here, the woman’s husband said that it was not his fault, his wife had left the house of her own free will. The husband said that he had suffered losses in business, due to which he could not provide any kind of maintenance to her. Although he had earlier given some money to the woman.
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