Withholding material evidence 2019 Y L R 1470

2019 Y L R 1470
[Supreme Court (AJ&K)]
Present: Ch. Muhammad Ibrahim Zia, C Jand Raja Saeed Akram Khan, J
AZKAR HUSSAIN SHAH—Appellant
Versus
The STATE through Advocate-General Azad Jammu and Kashmir and another—Respondents

Withholding material evidence—Scope— If a material witness was withheld then under the provision of Art. 129 of the Qanun-e-Shahadat, 1984, the presumption would be against the prosecution that such witness if produced would have not supported the case of the prosecution.

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