X gives his guitar for retuning at a music instrument shop, he has to take delivery on 30th June 2018, on 2nd July, he visits the shop only to find that the his guitar has been destroyed in the fire which took place on 1st July. When X demands money, the shopkeeper refuses claiming that it is X’s fault he should have collected on due date i.e 30th June. Judge the case.
It is within the obligation of the leasee to return the equipment in good condition to the leasor. If the equipment was destroyed in the hands of the leasee, the leasee has the obligation to replace the value of the guitar.