Must Prove Accused Is Absconding With No Immediate Prospect For Arrest To Record Witness Deposition

Posted  under  Legal,  by Sunayana Khurana  / 9 days ago

In a significant judgment, the Kerala High Court ruled that before recording witness depositions under Section 299 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, it should be established that the accused has absconded and that there is no immediate prospect of arresting him. Court was called upon to answer an intriguing question on the interpretation of Section 299 of the CrPC.

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