Blog Posts - Examination Of Witnesses

Whether a witness once examined can be recalled to deny evidence he had already given before court?

 In our opinion, the procedure adopted by the Sessions Judge was not strictly in accordance with law. Once the witness was examined in-chief and cross-examined fully, such witness should not have been recalled and re-examined to deny the evidence he...
by Law Web on Jan 30, 2016

Whether Magistrate can allow prosecution to introduce new witness so as to fill up lacuna in its case as per S 311 of CRPC?

It has to be borne in mind that Section 311 of the Cr.P.C. confers vast discretionary powers on the Court to receive additional evidence which is germane to the issue involved in the case. The Apex Court in Natasha and Vijay Kumar (Supra) while consi...
by Law Web on Jan 26, 2016

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