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"The affidavit will take a week. It will say nothing more than what has already been said. Which is that the information given to him was provided by some officers he has no first hand information of what transpired. His information in that sense is hearsay."

"Even if he were to step into the witness box it would have no value in law because it would be what someone else told him. Therefore he has nothing to depose," Singh's counsel said.

The officer will file an affidavit but refused to testify before the Chandiwal Commission.
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