Supreme Court allows examination of witness residing in Nigeria through video-conferencing

Aditi Singh April 17 2019
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Referring to Sections 284 and 285 of the Criminal Procedure Code, the Supreme Court has allowed the recording of statement of a witness residing in Nigeria, through video-conferencing.

The judgment was passed by a Division Bench of Justices AM Sapre and Dinesh Maheshwari in an appeal against an order of the Rajasthan High Court. The High Court had upheld the rejection of an application under Section 311 of the Criminal Procedure Code, seeking summoning of one Dr. I . . .

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