A Delhi court has issued notice to Bollywood singer and actor Honey Singh in a domestic violence complaint filed by his wife (applicant).
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Tis Hazari court Tania Singh also passed interim orders in favour of the applicant-wife restraining Singh from disposing jointly owned property, her Stridhan etc.
The applicant submitted that she is living in fear as she had been subjected to mental, physical, emotional, sexual, and economic violence by Singh and his family.
“The applicant is constantly living under fear as the respondents have threatened her of physical harm, ” the plea under Section 12 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 said.
Further, the Court was informed that the respondents were in possession of the applicant’s Stridhan and were likely to misappropriate the entire amount.
It was alleged that the respondents were brash and violent towards the applicant and it was stated that Singh had a history of criminal intimidation, hurt and brutal violence against people who did not meet his demands.
Therefore, the applicant prayed for protection orders, compensation, and interim orders under the Act.
Advocate Sandeep Kapur of Karanjawala & Co. appeared on behalf of the applicant.
The matter was listed for further hearing on August 28.