Conviction can be based on voluntary extra-judicial confession, Supreme CourtOctober 3 2018
The Supreme Court has held that if the extra-judicial confession of an accused is voluntary, a conviction can be based on it.
Acknowledging that extra-judicial confession is a weak piece of evidence and must be corroborated by other prosecution evidence to inspire confidence, the Court stated,
"Extra-judicial confession of accused need not be corroborated in all cases."
It further observed that the rule of prudence does not require that each and every . . .
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