Criminal Law; Raghunath Singh Vs. State of M.P. [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 30-11-2017]

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 302 r/w. 34 & 324 – in India theory of “falsus in uno falsus in omnibus” is not applicable and the Court is duty bound to extract the truth from the statements of the eye-witnesses. Only on the basis of some contradiction in the statements, with regard […]

Normal Discrepancy Does Not Affect Credibility of Witness

While appreciating the evidence of a witness, the court has to assess whether read as a whole, it is truthful. In doing so, the court has to keep in mind the deficiencies, drawbacks and infirmities to find out whether such discrepancies shake the truthfulness. Some discrepancies not touching the core […]