The Role of a Witness in the Judicial Proceeding: An Overview under Secular and Islamic Law

  • Mohammad Tyebur Rahman
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  • Mohammad Tyebur Rahman

    Lawyer & M.Phil. Researcher in Bangladesh

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Proper administration of justice ensures the rule of law in the society through the court process involved the vital role of the witness to testify. Therefore, it is necessary to make sure the fairness of the witness, free from all sorts of fear and feeling of telling the truth of the case and free from all kinds of biasness, as the fruitful conclusion of the case sometimes entirely depends on the witness’s statement. In the article, it is strived to show and explain the position of the witness in the judicial process, their categories, and above all, a process they are testified through different processes, stages, and examinations with the limitations thereof and the court’s powers and duties to that respect under the conventional and Islamic law. It also aims and intends to enumerate the significance of the statement given by the witness, which paves the way for the ends of justice.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 1613 - 1624


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