hostile witness
What is meant by an hostile witness?
By  ullas ahuja  |  17 Mar 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Prateek Kumar

A hostile witness, otherwise known as an adverse witness or an unfavorable witness, is a witness at trial whose testimony on direct examination is either openly antagonistic or appears to be contrary to the legal position of the party who called the witness.

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