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Neha Goel, Advocate

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S.C. Khunger, Advocate

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Varinder Singh Kanwar, Advocate

Hittan Nehra, Advocate

Judgments on Presumption of innocence

Thursday, December 02, 2010
Presumption of innocence

Presumption of innocence — The appellate court should bear in mind the presumption of innocence of the accused, and further, that the trial court’s acquittal bolsters the presumption of his innocence — Interference with the decision of the Trial Court in a casual or cavalier manner where the other view is possible should be avoided, unless there are good reasons for such interference.

Presumption of innocence

Presumption of innocence — The presumption of innocence is a human right. Subject to the statutory exceptions, the said principle forms the basis of criminal jurisprudence in India.

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