Section 192 of Indian Penal Code. "Fabricating False Evidence"
Whoever causes any circumstance to exist or makes any false entry in any book or
record, or makes any document containing a false statement, intending that such
circumstance, false entry or false statement may appear in evidence in a
judicial proceeding, or in a proceeding taken by law before a public servant as
such, or before an arbitrator, and that such circumstance, false entry or false
statement, so appearing in evidence, may cause any person who in such proceeding
is to form an opinion upon the evidence, to entertain an erroneous opinion
touching any point material to the result of such proceeding, is said "to
fabricate false evidence".
(a) A, puts jewels into a box belonging to Z, with the intention that they may
be found in that box, and that this circumstance may cause Z to be convicted of
theft. A has fabricated false evidence.
(b) A makes a false entry in his shop-book for the purpose of using it as
corroborative evidence in a Court of Justice. A has fabricated false evidence.
(c) A, with the intention of causing Z to be convicted of a criminal conspiracy,
writes a letter in imitation of Z's handwriting, purporting to be addressed to
an accomplice in such criminal conspiracy, and puts the letter in a place which
he knows that the officers of the Police are likely to search. A has fabricated
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