Whatsapp messages will have no evidentiary value without Certificate under Section 65B of Indian Evidence Act: Punjab and Haryana High Court

“The Narcotics Bureau will always be at liberty to rely upon the WhatsApp messages after due compliance with provisions of Section 65-B,” the Court said.
P&H High Court, Whatsapp
P&H High Court, Whatsapp

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that WhatsApp messages may be relied upon by investigating agencies during a crime investigation but a certificate Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act is essential for the same (Rakesh Kumar Singla v. Union of India).

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