Dismissing the appeal of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., the Delhi High Court held that an unrebutted oral evidence of a landlord in support of his claim for mesne profits at a certain rate was sufficient evidence in terms of Order XX Rule 12 of CPC.
The Appellant was aggrieved by the order of trial court granting mense profits to the Respondent landlord at a rate of Rs.2,00,000/- per month with an annual enhancement of 10%, in a suit for possession of property. Three broad contentions of the Appellant were:
Each of the contentions raised by the Appellant were discussed by Justice Rekha Palli and culminated into dismissal of the appeal. The court's reasoning was as follows:
Arguments for the Appellant were advanced by Senior Advocate V.K. Garg and for the Respondent by Senior Advocate Raman Kapur.
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