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girish babu   29 November 2021

in MVC case to prove the fraud

I have summon the Doctor to produce MLC register and give evidence under 16r6cpc. court can't permit me to cross examine the Doctor for the reason witness is called by me so can't cross examine you're own witness.


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Aryan Raj   11 January 2022

In response to your query,

Section 154 of the Evidence Act allows a party who calls a witness to ask any question to their own witness like they are cross-examining him. 

Sometimes a witness can turn hostile and it is necessary for the party that called a witness to cross-examine him if such a situation occurs. 

In the case of Sat Paul v. Delhi Administration, the Supreme Court has interpreted this section and defined a hostile witness as one who is not willing, to tell the truth when a party calls him.

Regards,

Aryan Raj


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