Stray witness deposing that he saw attesting witness sign a will is not proof of its validity: Supreme Court

The bench of Justices CT Ravikumar and Sanjay Kumar underscored that Section 69 of the Indian Evidence Act should be strictly complied with.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

In order to prove that a will is genuine and where its attesting witnesses are not found, it is not enough to merely examine a random witness who claims that he saw the attesting witness sign the will, the Supreme Court recently held [Moturu Nalini Kanth vs Gainedi Kaliprasad].

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