High Court cannot reverse a Judgment of Acquittal merely because another view is possible, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan December 4 2018
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The Supreme Court today held that High Court cannot reverse a judgment of acquittal merely because another view is possible.

A Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and R Subhash Reddy held that interference with an order of acquittal is not permissible on the ground that a different view is possible. If the acquittal is justified on a probable view taken by the trial court, it should not be interfered with.

The decision came in an appeal against a . . .

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