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Wife cannot claim in-law's property for maintenance: SC New Delhi, Mar 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court has held that the right of seeking maintenance of a neglected wife is confined only to her husband and she cannot recover the arrears of maintenance from the property and assets of her in-laws. A bench, comprising Justices S B Sinha and V S Sirpurkar, also imposed a cost of Rs 50,000 on the wife Sonal Ben who had got the properties of her mother-in law Vimla Ben attached, for recovery of the maintenance from her.
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