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The Public Prosecution announces severe penalties for a false witness
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The Public Prosecution Office of the State, through a film material that it published today on its social media accounts, clarified the punishment of a false witness.

The Public Prosecution Office of the State, through a film material that it published today on its social media accounts, clarified the punishment of a false witness.

The Public Prosecution indicated that according to Article 302 of Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 regarding the Crimes and Penalties Law, it is a person who falsely testifies before a judicial authority or a body that has the authority to hear witnesses after taking an oath, denies the truth, or conceals some or all of what he knows about the facts of the case. Who is questioned, whether the person who gave the testimony was a witness whose testimony was accepted or not, or his testimony was accepted in those procedures or not, he shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of no less than three months. He shall be imprisoned for a period of time, and if the false testimony results in a death sentence or a life imprisonment sentence, the false witness shall be punished with the same penalty.

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