Supreme Court relies on solitary eyewitness testimony to affirm murder conviction; says it is quality of witness that matters, not quantity

The Court, therefore, rejected the contention by the accused regarding the failure of the prosecution to examine two witnesses in the case.
Justice BR Gavai and Justice Vikram nath
Justice BR Gavai and Justice Vikram nath

The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the conviction and life sentence of the four murder accused based on the testimony of the solitary eye witness in the case [Ajai Alias Ajju and Others v. State of Uttar Pradesh].

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