Disability of witness does not affect credibility: HC


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New Delhi, Jun 28 () Courts must take due care when a differently-abled person who may have a limited vocabulary is being cross-examined and should protect such witnesses from being unfairly dealt with, the Delhi High Court has said.
The disability of such a witness does not affect his or her credibility, the High Court said, stressing it was the duty of a judge to control the cross-examination of such witnesses to prevent any abuse and protect them from being “unfairly dealt with”.

Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/City/Delhi/Disability-of-witness-does-not-affect-credibility-HC/articleshow/52961702.cms

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