[NDPS Act] Presumption of culpability against accused rebuttable, does not sanction conviction on preponderance of probability: SC

The Supreme Court said that the presumption of culpability with a reverse burden of proof under the NDPS Act does not do away with the requirement of proving an alleged offence beyond reasonable doubt.
[NDPS Act] Presumption of culpability against accused rebuttable, does not sanction conviction on preponderance of probability: SC
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the presumption of culpability against an accused in a case under the NDPS Act is rebuttable and that it does not dispense with the requirement of the prosecution proving the case beyond reasonable doubt (Gangadhar alias Gangaram v. State of Madhya Pradesh).

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