IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY NAGPUR BENCH, NAGPUR
WRIT PETITION No.1766 OF 2016
Rajesh Ramchandra Kidile
The Maharashtra State Information Commission Bench at Nagpur & others
The Bombay High Court has held that information relating to salary details of the husband cannot be disclosed in an RTI application filed by wife’s lawyer.
The lawyer of the wife, who had filed maintenance case against her husband who is an engineer working in a government department, had applied under the Right to Information Act seeking details of salary received by him. The state information commission had held that such information sought can be disclosed. The husband had challenged this order before the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court.