Rahila Wakil also claimed that the Pakistan based eyewitnesses
were not issued summons and they were willing to appear before the court.
This came up in the hearing as the state lawyer told the statements of seven eyewitnesses
have been recorded.
It was learnt that [previous] eyewitnesses
were also called for the third time at Yousafwala police station to record their statements but none of them came [as they had already recorded their statements].
On the refusal of the eyewitnesses
to visit Police Lines, the JIT members left the site of the incident.
From blaming political parties to administration for allowing the celebrations near the railway track in Amritsar's Choura Bazar, the eyewitnesses
were in a state of shock.
Out of 290 exoneree cases reviewed, almost all of the eyewitnesses
(65) This apathy and lack of urgency within the federal system to account for science is especially dangerous in the context of eyewitness identification procedures because assumptions about eyewitnesses
in traditional jurisprudence are not only lagging or incomplete, they are often entirely opposite from the truth.
Seize cook!" From our three eyewitnesses
we now know that a murder was committed and we need to arrest the cook!
said that gunfire continues between security forces and attackers and the area has been cordoned off by police, Tolonews reported.
The guidelines, the first the DOJ has issued for eyewitness identification, recommended law enforcement personnel investigating cases should not be the ones to administer photo lineups to eyewitnesses
. The DOJ wants eye witnesses to look through lineups with officers who have no knowledge of the case in question.
The court does "not address whether this new rule should apply to in-court identifications of the defendant by eyewitnesses
who were not present during the commission of the crime but who may have observed the defendant before or after the commission of the crime, such as where an eyewitness identifies the defendant as the person he or she saw inside a store near the crime scene a short time before or after the commission of the crime." Id.