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Corroborative Evidence

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A Corroborative Evidence is an evidence that confirms, supports and adds strength to another evidence. It is an evidence that makes other evidences more probable.

  • Independent evidence must be adduced in order to corroborate the evidence of evidence.
  • The corroboration must be established by reliable and independent evidence.
  • Where the corroboration evidence is in support of the evidence of a witness on material points, his evidence cannot be set aside on the ground of interestedness.

Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Laws

  • Himanshu Mohan Rai v State of UP and Another, Criminal Appeal Jurisdiction, Criminal Appeal No. 827 OF 2011, Supreme Court of India judgment dated March 7, 2017
  • Director of Public Prosecutions Vs Kilbourn (1973) 1 All ER 440 HL
  • R Vs Beck (1982) 1 All ER 807

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