Dying Declaration

Dying Declaration

Article 46 of Qanoon-e-Shahdat 1984, dying declaration …scope… dying declaration was a statement of person without test of cross examination and is weak type of evidence…. Credibility of dying declaration depends upon the authenticity of the record and the circumstances under which it was recorded.. Rule of criminal administration of justice is that the dying declaration like the statement of an interested witness required close scrutiny and is not to be believed merely for the reason that during person is not expected to tell a lie..  (2014 YLR 2688)