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Examination of Witness

INTRODUCTION Chapter X of part III of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 deals with the examination of a witness. Section 135 lays down the order to be followed in production and examination of witnesses which is left to be regulated by the code of civil procedure and criminal procedure. If there is no provision for a particular point… Read More »

When a witness is not cross-examined on a certain point, can the said point be used in evidence in final arguments in a criminal trial? – by Poornika Kumari

When a witness is not cross-examined on a certain point, can the said point be used in evidence in final arguments in a criminal trial? From the bare reading of Section 137 of the Indian Evidence Act,1872 (hereinafter referred to as Act), the examination of the witness by the adverse party shall be called his cross-examination. According to… Read More »