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Legal Shorts; When conviction can be based on a solitary witness!

 

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Absence of – When not material – Family of deceased persons alone deposing – Fear created by attack of accused on complainant party.

 

Held: in such circumstances, conviction can be sustained or testimony of a solitary witness, provided his testimony is found reliable.

 

Case:

Inder Singh v. State of Rajasthan.

 

Citation:

(2015) 2 SCC 734

 

Bench Stenghth

Coram:

  1. Yusuf Eqbal & Shiva Kirti Singh, JJ.

 

Date of decision: 06-01-2015

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ADV. MAHESH VASWANI,

MUMBAI.

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