Expert opinion no substitute for Court's satisfaction: Kerala High Court acquits murder-accused

"The testimony of an expert is at best an opinion, which has to be given due weight by the Court. However, the conclusion has to be arrived at by the Court itself, based on the opinion of the expert," the Court stated.
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The satisfaction of the Court cannot be substituted by expert opinion, the Kerala High Court recently observed while acquitting a man accused of murder due to sloppy evidence collection [Biju Kumar v State of Kerala].

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