Islamabad: The Supreme Court imposed a fine of one lakh rupees on the husband for not paying the dowry to his wife.
The Supreme Court imposed a fine of one lakh rupees on a citizen of Bhalwal for conducting the case in the court for 6 years and not giving the right dowry to the wife. The Chief Justice remarked during the hearing that if you don’t like Pakistan’s law, at least respect Islam. The right of dower is the right of the wife, why not give it to her?
The Chief Justice inquired how many wives the petitioner has, to which the lawyer replied that he has 2 wives. The Chief Justice reprimanded the petitioner’s lawyer and said that the 5 lakh dowry written in the marriage certificate was not paid for 6 years. Order you to pay 10 lakhs now so that such cases are not brought to court in future.
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The lawyer of the petitioner said that I withdraw my case, on which the Chief Justice said that it will not happen, lawyer sir, you can withdraw the case whenever you want. For 6 years you did not give your wife her right and now you are the judge of justice. He has come to the Supreme Court. Now you will get justice, justice should be served on both sides.
Later, the Supreme Court directed the wife to pay dowry in one month and inform the family court after paying the dowry and submit the documents. If right mahr is not paid within 30 days, then legal action should be taken.