Mumbai Court asks gay man to pay his wife for Domestic Violence: A gay man has been ordered by a sessions court to pay interim support to his wife, who had complained that they had not been able to consummate their marriage because he was having relationships with other men. The court noted that domestic violence includes not only physical assault but also sexual, verbal, emotional, and financial abuse.
The woman presented in court intimate photos of the man that she had discovered on his phone gallery. The woman can be assumed to have experienced trauma, distress, and emotional abuse as a result of the contents, the court ruled. The court also noticed that the husband did not object to these pictures. It stated that because domestic abuse has proved substantially, it is the man's responsibility to maintain his wife. The amount for interim maintenance was decided Rs. 15000. The couple got married in December 2016.