Statement to police during probe not evidence, can only be used to contradict witnesses: Supreme Court

Such statements have a limited applicability in a court of law, a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia stated.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently observed that statements made to the police by witnesses cannot be treated as evidence during trial [Birbal Nath vs State of Rajasthan and ors].

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