Particular Prosecutor Mr Kissi Agyebeng has indicated that with regards to legislation, it isn’t the reality attorneys and the court docket are searching for as a result of nobody is aware of the reality other than God.
He said the courts usually search for proof to again claims made in case.
That is opposite to long-held views that the courts decide the reality or in any other case of a declare.
Talking on Peace FM’s Kokrorkoo programme on Thursday September 30, he mentioned, “In terms of legislation, it’s not the reality we’re searching for. Solely God is aware of the reality; the reality is between you and your God.
“When you do one thing, it’s between you and your God; the lawyer wasn’t there. What you inform the lawyer and the paperwork earlier than the lawyer is the reality the lawyer offers with. So, for those who’re mendacity, the lawyer wouldn’t know you’re mendacity.
“The paperwork you current earlier than him is what guides him. So, when she or he goes to court docket and also you stand within the dock, what you advised him is what he tells the court docket. When you, the lawyer don’t know the reality, how do you anticipate the Decide to know the reality. The Decide appears on the proof.
”It may be that you’re telling the reality however don’t have any proof to substantiate your statements. The laywer gained’t know; the Decide gained’t know, so your fact will sound to them like deception.
“That’s why I’m saying with regards to legislation, it’s not the reality we’re searching for as a result of nobody is aware of the reality. It’s the proof we’re taking a look at…So, for those who don’t get the proof to court docket, irrespective of how candy your case is, you’ll be discovered responsible”, he mentioned.
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana