Authenticity of the Accomplice Evidence

 Gauri Agrawal
Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Uttrakhand, India

Volume-1, Issue-2, 2018

Accomplice is dealt under Section 133 of the Indian Evidence Act. Though Accomplice has no where been defined in the Indian Evidence Act, therefore in ordinary sense it is viewed as a person who has taken part in the commission of crime along with other wrongdoers. This article talks about the authenticity as well as admissibility of the accomplice in the court of law. Most of the time, accomplice evidence might seem to be untrustworthy and unreliable but often it comes out as an invaluable evidence in solving the crime and delivering justice. Further it will talk about the accomplice being a competent witness and how it differs from the co-accused.


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