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If a Witness Makes a Statement in Court, Knowing It to Be False, He Commits the Offence of - Legal Reasoning

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MCQ

If a witness makes a statement in Court, knowing it to be false, he commits the offence of

Options

  • Forgery

  • Falsehood

  • Perjury

  • Breach of trust

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Solution

Perjury

Explanation:

Perjury is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or of falsifying an affirmation, to tell the truth,  whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters material to a legal proceeding. 

Concept: Indian Penal Code (Entrance Exams)
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