It is a case where the defamation done by husband has backfired at Hon’ble Supreme Court. He had to cough up maintenance amount, plus huge fine.
Mukund Martand Chitnis vs Madhuri Mukund Chitnis And on 23 April, 1991
Paisa phekho, Acquit Ho jao
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