Courts must award interest on maintenance payable by husbands, fathers: Bombay High Court

The Court reasoned because no interest is imposed on the payment of maintenance, fathers and husbands have no fear of any consequences and often fail to deposit arrears of maintenance for years together
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

Courts are expected to impose interests on maintenance that is to be paid by husbands and fathers to their wives or children, the Bombay High Court recently ruled [Prakash Eknath Dheple vs Vithabai Prakash Dheple].

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