What is Former statements of witness may be proved to corroborate later testimony as to same fact What matters may be proved in connection with proved statement relevant under section 32 or 33 Section 157 and 158 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

Former statements of witness may be proved to corroborate later testimony as to same fact and What matters may be proved in connection with proved statement relevant under section 32 or 33 are defined under section 157 and 158 of Indian Evidence Act 1872. Provisions under these sections are:

 

Section 157 of Evidence Act "Former statements of witness may be proved to corroborate later testimony as to same fact"

In order to corroborate the testimony of a witness, any former statement made by such witness relating to the same fact at or about the time when the fact took place, or before any authority legally component to investigate the fact, may be proved.


 

Section 158 of Evidence Act "What matters may be proved in connection with proved statement relevant under section 32 or 33"

Whenever any statement, relevant under section 32 or 33, is proved, all matters may be proved either in order to contradict or to corroborate it, or in order to impeach or confirm the credit of the person by whom it was made, which might have been proved if that person had been called as a witness and had denied upon cross –examination the truth of the matter suggested.

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