Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Komalsing Rajput had handed the order earlier this month, which was made out there on Wednesday.
Pillai had approached the court docket in 2014 looking for reduction and safety beneath the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, saying that she was in a live-in relationship, akin to marriage, with Paes for eight years.
She had claimed that Paes, by his acts and conduct “precipitated verbal, emotional and financial abuse, which resulted in large emotional violence and trauma”.
The Justice of the Peace, in her order, mentioned, “It’s proved that the respondent precipitated varied acts of home violence.”
Directing Paes to pay month-to-month hire of Rs 50,000, aside from month-to-month upkeep of Rs 1 lakh to Pillai, the court docket, nevertheless, mentioned if she chooses to proceed residing of their shared residence (at Bandra), she is not going to be entitled to financial reduction.
The Justice of the Peace mentioned that with Paes’ profession in tennis ‘virtually over’, it will trigger ‘critical prejudice’ to order him to dwell in a rented residence whereas additionally paying upkeep to Pillai.