Conversation-19 [Role Play]
Public Prosecutor: Hello Mr. – will you please tell us your name?
Public Prosecutor: What do you do, Mr. Sanny.?
Witness : I’m a shopkeeper. I run a small shop opposite Mr. Rashid’s house.
Public Prosecutor: Could you tell this court what happened on the night of 27 the April at about 9 p.m.?
Witness : Yes, certainly. I was in my shop at about a quarter to nine. A man on motor-cycle rode up to Mr. Rashid’s House. He pressed the doorbell. Someone opened the door and he went inside.
Public Prosecutor: What happened after that?
Witness : I heard a gunshot form inside the house immediately after that the man came running out of the house, jumped on to his motor-cycle, started the engine and got away.
Public Prosecutor: Please look at the accused carefully. Is this the same man you saw run out of the house and get away?
Witness : Yes, sir.
Public Prosecutor: Are you sure?
Witness : I’m positive.
Defense Lawyer: Objection your honor! The defense has proof that the accused was not at that place at the time of the occurrence.
Judge : Objection overruled.
Public Prosecutor: Thank you, your honor. I have no further questions.