Cross-Examination that Hurts the Witness in Case

  • Satyarupa Kumari
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  • Satyarupa Kumari

    Student at Alliance Law School, India

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This article is an intensity analysis of the examination and cross examination of the witness in a court trial. The examination of the witness is an elemental part of the court trial in which witness testimonies are the one of the most reliable evidence and document because the person giving the statement has personally witnessed the even happen. Section 135 to 165 of the evidence act, 1872 deal with examination and cross-examination of the witness in the case of any trial like criminal case, civil case or family case. The main goal of the cross – examination is to understand the real purpose and fact of the case in deep way. The point of cross-examination is not to get information from the witness of the case to fix what happen on direct and try to get the witness to contradict his testimony. The main motive of cross-examination is to let you tell your side of the witness’s story in your way. This article will cover each section one by one along with case law.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 1554 - 1568


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