Husband’s unsubstantiated allegations of adultery against wife amount to mental cruelty: Karnataka High Court

The Court set aside a divorce decree granted to the husband and imposed ₹10,000 on him as costs on finding that it was the husband who caused mental cruelty to his wife by making unsubstantiated allegations of adultery.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

Unsubstantiated allegations by a husband accusing his wife of adultery and doubting the paternity of their child amount to mental cruelty, the Karnataka High Court recently held while imposing ₹10,000 as costs on a man for filing a divorce petition with such allegations.

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