The Apex Court of India upheld the order of Patna High Court Directing the husband to pay rupees 20000 per month to wife as a precondition for granting anticipatory bail.
The husband has approached the High Court seeking anticipatory bail apprehending arrest in a domestic violence case in which complaint is filed by his wife. While disposing his pre-arrest bail plea Supreme Court observed that divorce case between the parties is pending in the court.
Further the court allowed his plea but imposes a condition that he has to pay rupees 20000 per month as a maintenance to his wife until the case is decided.
Case: Mohan Murari vs. State of Bihar [ Diary No(s).20961/2020]
Coram: Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Krishna Murari