On Wednesday, Supreme Court, Chief Justice NV Ramana was taken aback by a particular marital disagreement case, as the estranged couple has filed 60 cases against each other over the course of 41 years, including 11 years of separation.
Moreover, CJI said, “Some people like fighting. They always want to be in court. If they do not see the court, they don’t get the sleep “as the bench advised the couple to go to mediation to settle the matter.
“The ingenuity of the lawyers has to be marked,” Justice Hima Kohli remarked, adding that she was startled by the number of times the couple had appeared in court.
According to sources, the couple’s cases have been heard in both the trial and high courts, and it has been determined that the husband and wife’s relationship is estranged.
Moreover, the woman had accused her father-in-law of assaulting her sexually. Both parties now wish to try mediation.
Supreme Court inquires attorney to reach a complete settlement
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court inquired of the wife’s attorney about her willingness to reach a complete settlement. Her lawyer stated that she is willing to go to mediation, but that the high court proceedings of the cases should not be stopped.
That is not possible, according to the bench. “It appears you are very much interested in fighting. You can’t have both. You can’t have your cake and eat it too. Meditation is time-bound,” The bench remarked.
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