Report No. 28
11. Oaths in Muslim law.-In pure Muslim law, the practice of administering oaths was well recognised. "Lian" in Muslim law was testimony confirmed by oath1 and accompanied with imprecation. The Quran says2;-
"Violate not your oaths, since ye have made God a witness over you .............."
1. Mulla Mahomedan Law, (1961), p. 277.
2. Quran, Chapter XVI; see Best on Evidence, (1922), p. 10, para. 18.