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HC attaches man’s property for not paying maintenance

Bengaluru: The Karnataka HC recently ordered attachment of a man’s properties as he was not prompt in paying maintenance awarded to his wife and their differently abled son, who is now 23.

A division bench comprising Justices Anu Sivaraman and Anant Ramanath Hegde directed the husband to pay Rs 5,000 each as monthly maintenance from April 12, 2012, the date she filed the suit. The woman shifted out of her husband’s house in 2002, alleging cruelty and sought maintenance for her and her son. Monthly sums of Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,000 were awarded in maintenance to the wife and son, respectively. A decade later, the wife and her son sought increase in maintenance to Rs 5,000 each. Source:

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