Deferment of Cross Examination and Guidelines for Criminal Trial: What Supreme Court ruled

Murali Krishnan October 30 2018
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In a judgment of seminal importance, the Supreme Court today laid down guidelines for trial courts to follow in the conduct of a criminal trial.

The Court also laid down factors to be considered while deciding an application under Section 231(2) of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for deferment of cross examination.

The decision was rendered by a Bench of Justices AM Sapre and Indu Malhotra in an appeal against a decision of Kerala High Court in a . . .

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