Supreme Court acquits murder convict after 8 years' jail; cites absence of Test Identification Parade

The accused was convicted on the basis of a statement made by a witness who said he had seen the accused wearing a “green colored monkey cap”.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that trial court should be cautious in accepting dock identification by a witness in absence of Test Identification Parade (TIP), especially when the accused is stranger to the witness [P Sasikumar vs The State Represented by the inspector general of Police]

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