24 April 2020

When benefit of doubt can be given to accused?

Material contradictions, omissions and improvements in the statement of witness recorded under Section 161 Cr.P.C. as well as deposition before the Court; there was a prior enmity and no other independent witness has supported the case of the prosecution.

Accused are entitled to be given the benefit of doubt. [Para No.15]

Supreme Court of India

Parvat Singh
The State Of Madhya Pradesh

Decided on 02/03/2020

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