Subornation Of Perjury Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Subornation Of Perjury, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Subornation Of Perjury?

(n) When a person, with a motive to influence a trial to his favor, influence by whatever means the person issuing a statement under oath, thereby he gives a false or misleading information to the court under a trial such act of encouraging the false or misleading statement is called as subornation of perjury. For example a police witness under the influence of defendants or their attorney issues a statement that he was drunk at the time hence don’t remember the incident exactly for weakening the police case. Such influencing to give wrong information is called subormation of pre-jury