Evidence of hostile witness can be considered to the extent it supports prosecution case: Supreme Court

A division bench of Justices MR Shah and BV Nagarathna upheld the order of conviction and sentence passed by the trial court convicting the accused for the offence of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.
Justice MR Shah and Justice BV Nagarathna
Justice MR Shah and Justice BV Nagarathna

The Supreme Court on Monday reiterated that evidence of a hostile witness can be considered to the extent, it supports the case of the prosecution [Malti Sahu and Another v. Rahul and Another].

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