• Nyaay Shastra deposited CASE COMMENTARY : Ratan Gond v. State of Bihar on Humanities Commons 1 week ago

    CITATION: AIR 1959 SC 18
    COURT: Supreme Court of India
    CORAM: Syed Jaffer Imam, Sudanshu Kumar Das, J.L.Kapur RELEVANT PROVISIONS UNDER THE CASE

    UNDER THE INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT, 1872:
    Section 24 of the Indian Evidence Act:
    “Confession caused by inducement, threat or promise, when irrelevant in a criminal proceeding.—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 or promise,1 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”