Calcutta HC bats for video conferencing to record statements of witnesses in criminal cases [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel August 14 2019
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently emphasised that video conferencing facilities should be used to record statements of witnesses in criminal proceedings, particularly in cases under Special statues, in line with the Supreme Court's earlier directions in the case of Thana Singh v. Central Bureau of Narcotics. 

As stated in the judgment passed by Bench of Justices Joymalya Bagchi and Manojit Mandal,

"... in future cases the aforesaid direction given by the Apex Court . . .

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