When a witness is cross-examined, the following questions may be put to a witness in Cross-Examination.

1) Any Leading questions : According to Section 143 of the Indian Evidence Act, leading questions may be asked in cross-examination.

2) Any Relevant Questions: which need not be confined to facts deposed to in the examination-in-chief.under section 138.

3) Any question to testify his veracity

4)   Any questions as to his previous written statement for two purposes. viz., it may be to test his memory ; and here the very object would be defeated if the writing were placed in his hands before the questions were asked; or it may be to contradict him.under Section 145.

5) Any questions to discover who he is and what is his position in life; Under Section 146

6) Any Questions to shake his credit, by injuring his character, although the answer to such questions might tend directly or indirectly to criminate him, or might expose or tend directly or indirectly to expose him to a penalty or forfeiture under Section 146.



See also...

1) Examination-in-Chief

2) Re-Examination

3) When opinions of third persons are relevant. (Expert opinion)

4) Meaning of Fact and the concept of fact in Issue

5)  Expert Witness

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