Best Interest of the Child should be the Basis of Custody: SC

The Supreme Court (‘SC’), allowing the plea of a husband, directed the wife to handover the custody of their son, a naturalised American citizen, to her NRI husband. The SC said, in matters involving the custody of a child it has to be borne in mind that ‘what is the wish of a child’ is different from ‘what is in the best interest of the child’, which has to be gathered from the fact and circumstances, and it is the best interest which should prevail