Conviction based solely on testimony of interested witnesses without corroboration unsustainable: Supreme Court

The apex court said that in cases where evidence from witnesses is partly reliable and partly unreliable, the court is required to be circumspect and seek further corroboration from reliable testimony.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that conviction of accused purely based on the oral testimony of interested witnesses, without sufficient corroboration, would not be sustainable [Nand Lal v State of Chhattisgarh].

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