Guilt of rape accused can be established only after examining all witnesses as desired by prosecution: Karnataka High Court

The Court was told that the victim and her family had turned hostile witnesses after the accused extended a false promise of marriage and that the trial court had acquitted the accused on account of this.
Karnataka HC
Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court recently set aside the acquittal of person accused of rape upon finding that the trial court had erred in not allowing the prosecution to examine additional witnesses after the victim and her family turned hostile witnesses. (State of Karnataka v. Santhosh)

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