Bombay HC slaps 25 Lakh penalty for breach of court orders, condemns misuse of Women Protection Laws

Meera Emmanuel January 27 2019
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A litigant's decision to brazenly breach Court orders while also threatening her case opponent with false molestation charges recently prompted the Bombay High Court to slap a punitive fine of Rs 25 lakhs on the errant party.

While passing the order, Justice SJ Kathawalla remarked,

"This Court has repeatedly noted and also recorded in some of its orders how parties brazenly breach the orders of the Court without any fear. In fact, I have observed and noted . . .

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