Section 24 of Evidence Act "Confession caused by inducement, threat or promise when irrelevant in criminal proceedings"
A confession made by an accused person is irrelevant in a criminal proceeding, if the making of the confession appears to the Court to have been caused by any inducement, threat for promise, having reference to the charge against the accused person, proceeding from a person in authority and sufficient, in the opinion of the Court, to give the accused person grounds, which would appear to him reasonable, for supposing that by making it he would gain any advantage or avoid any evil of a temporal nature in reference to the proceedings against him.
When oral admissions as to contents of documents are relevant When oral admission as to contents of electronic records are relevant What is admission in civil cases Section 22, 22A and 23 of Indian Evidence Act 1872
Confession otherwise relevant not to become irrelevant because of promise of secrecy, etc. Consideration of proved confession affecting person making it and others jointly under trial for same offence. Section 29 and 30 of Indian Evidence Act 1872