Where a person falsely verifies a written statement or an execution application he will be liable for perjury.

Where a person falsely verifies a written statement or an execution application he will be liable for perjury.

Mahesh Tiwari vs State Of UP And Another

Allahabad HC

24/08/2016

APPLICATION U/S 482 No. - 12840 of 2016

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“Where a person falsely verifies a written statement he will be liable for perjury. Where as person falsely verifies an execution application he will be liable for perjury. (Emperor vs. Padam Singh AIR 1930 All 490).

 

An affidavit is 'evidence' within the meaning of Section 191 IPC and a person swearing to a false affidavit is guilty of perjury. The definition of the offence of giving false evidence applies to the affidavits. (Parag Dutt vs. Emperor AIR 1930 Oudh 62 (63))

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