HYDERABAD: The Telangana High Court, on Friday, directed a person to pay Rs 5 lakh of the Rs 10 lakh alimony provide he had made to his former spouse by the following listening to or stand to lose his properties, which will likely be auctioned off.
The court docket pulled up Surender for failing to pay his former spouse A Laxmi Tulasi a single penny in alimony for the reason that final 14 years regardless of an order handed by the household court docket in 2006, and making his her and their two youngsters endure.
Initially, Surender had provided to pay Rs 40 lakh and agreed to allocate part of his property to their son. Later, nonetheless, he made an enchantment earlier than the HC by providing to pay Rs 10 lakh in alimony.
When he was directed to pay the Rs 10 lakh alimony, he mentioned he’ll enchantment within the Supreme Court.
The respondent has been adopting delay techniques within the title of submitting of petitions on the problem, the court docket remarked.
The court docket then directed Surender to deposit half of the sooner provide of Rs 40 lakh on the time of submitting the SC enchantment.
Presently, the court docket directed him to deposit Rs 5 lakh as towards his provide of Rs 10 lakh, else his properties will likely be auctioned and the quantity obtained will likely be deposited within the petitioner’s checking account, the bench famous, and posted the matter to March 5.
A division bench of the court docket comprising Chief Justice Hima Kohli and Justice A Abhishek Reddy handed this order on Friday.