[News] NRIs allowed to testify through Face time and WhatsApp video-call

[News] NRIs allowed to testify through Face time and WhatsApp video-call

In a bid to ease and facilitate Court proceedings, the Punjab & Haryana High Court has allowed a US-based NRI to depose in a Punjab Court through the video call feature of instant messaging apps like WhatsApp or Skype.
A single Judge bench of Justice Kuldip Singh has directed Civil Judge (Junior Division) in Ludhiana district’s Samrala Court to let the court proceed with the deposition of the NRI. The case was pursuant to a property dispute over ownership of some property between the two parties. The court said that the testimony of the NRI man would be material to the case.

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