Amend laws to give statement made before magistrate status of examination-in-chief: Bombay High Court urges Centre, State in rape case

The Court set aside the conviction for the offence of rape on the ground that the minor victim had resiled from her case, and that her statement under Section 164 CrPC was not enough to substantiate the conviction.
Amend laws to give statement made before magistrate status of examination-in-chief: Bombay High Court urges Centre, State in rape case
Bombay High Court

Can a court take into account evidence which is not admissible as per existing provisions of law and convict a wrongdoer just for the purpose of sending a message to society?

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