Objection to territorial jurisdiction of trial court should be raised before adducing evidence, examining witnesses: Kerala High Court

Justice A Badharudden said that a court has the power of inherent jurisdiction to dispose of a matter if the question of jurisdiction is not raised at the beginning of the trial.
Justice A Badharudeen
Justice A Badharudeen

The Kerala High Court recently held that objections concerning territorial jurisdiction of trial court should be raised at the earliest, before adducing evidence or examination of witnesses [Nishad Mathew v State of Kerala & Ors.].

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