Confession by accused under Section 50 PMLA is not judicial confession; can't be used against co-accused: Delhi High Court

High Court said that a court cannot start with the confession of the co-accused to arrive at a finding of guilt as it can only be used as corroborative evidence.
PMLA with Delhi High Court
PMLA with Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently held that the confession by an accused in his/her statement under Section 50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cannot be used against another accused and can only be treated as corroborative evidence [Sanjay Jain v Enforcement Directorate].

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