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How To Record The Evidence Of Deaf And Dumb Rape Victim? Bombay HC Explains

29th June 2019   ·   0 Comments

The Bombay High Court remanded a rape case to the Trial Court on the ground that evidence of deaf and dumb victim was recorded without considering the provisions of Section 119 Evidence Act.As per the proviso to Section 119 Evidence Act, when the witness is unable to communicate verbally, the court shall take the assistance of an interpreter or a special educator in recording the statement, and such statement shall be videographed. In State of Rajasthan vs. Darshan Singh @ Darshan Lal


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