When wife Voluntarily Left the husband house she cannot claim maintenance

When wife Voluntarily Left the husband house she cannot claim maintenance

Section 5 sched .. cruel attitude was not confined only to the extent of physical violence but it would include mental torture hateful attitude of husband or other inmates of the house and also included the circumstances in presence of which wife was forced to abandon the house o her husband. Wife has failed to prove cruelty in the present case. Family court has correctly passed decree on the ground of khula. Husband was bound to pay maintenance charges to the wife till she was faithful to him and lived with im and if she had voluntarily left eh house of husband then she was not entitled to maintenance charges. Wife had voluntarily left the house of her husband and she was not entitled to maintenance charges. Dower once paid could not be demanded for second time. Appeal field bye wife was partly accepted to the extent of maintenance charges. Decree of maintenance charges passed by Shaiarat court was set aside

2016 YLR 371 Supreme Court Azad Kashmir