What is the meaning of Confession to police officer not to be proved? Is confession by accused while in custody of police not to be proved against him? Section 25 and 26 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

Confession to police officer not to be proved and Confession by accused while in custody of police not to be proved against him is defined under Section 25 and 26 of Indian Evidence Act 1872. Provision under this section is:

Section 25 of Evidence Act "Confession to police officer not to be proved"

No confession made to a police officer shall be proved as against a person accused of any offence

 

Section 26 of Evidence Act "Confession by accused while in custody of police not to be proved against him"

No confession made by any person whilst he is in the custody of a police officer, unless it be made in the immediate presence of a Magistrate,17 shall be proved as against such person.

[Explanation- In this section "Magistrate" does not include the head of a village discharging magisterial functions in the Presidency of Fort St. George 19 or else where, unless such headman is a Magistrate exercising the power of a Magistrate under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 188220 (10 of 1882).

What is Proof of admissions against persons making them, and by or on their behalf? Section 21 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

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 caused by inducement, threat or promise when irrelevant in criminal proceedings? Section 24 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

What is the meaning of Confession to police officer not to be proved? Is confession by accused while in custody of police not to be proved against him? Section 25 and 26 of Indian Evidence Act 1872

How much of information received from accused may be proved? Confession made after removal of impression caused by inducement, threat or promise, relevant? Section 27 and 28 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

 

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