Confession to NDPS cops barred as evidence: SC

IndiaTimes Thursday, 29 October 2020
In a landmark ruling that spread some cheer among defence lawyers, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that ‘confessional statements’ made before an investigating officer of an agency other than the police force are barred from being used as evidence to convict an accused under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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