MANU KHANNA Vs. V P SHARMA
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
V P SHARMA
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(1.) The present revision is directed against an order of the of quantum of
interim maintenance fixed in the impugned order dt. 26.06.2006 passed by the
Metropolitan Magistrate (hereafter called "the trial court").
(2.) The brief facts necessary to decide this application are that the
mother of the petitioner Dr. Poonam Khanna married the Respondent no.1 on
18.01.1979; the petitioner was born out of the wedlock on 26.11.1981. The case
of the Petitioner as represented by his mother is that he is mentally challenged
and is also suffering from a chronic form of epilepsy. He has physical ailments
of kidney and Bronchial Asthma. It is claimed that for survival and upkeep, he
requires special treatment at Escorts and a nurse to assist him to lead a normal
and dignified life.
(3.) The trial court, by its impugned order, fixed Rs. 5000/- as interim
maintenance. The court premised this on the declared income of the respondent
father, who stated that he enjoyed a monthly income of Rs. 20,000/-;
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