Accused not required to prove innocence at the stage of investigation: SC


Chambers of Ishaan Garg

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The Hon'ble Supreme Court criticized Bihar Police for expecting an accused to prove his innocence during the investigation. The Court termed such an approach to be shocking.

“The Police Officer seems to be under an impression that the accused has to appear before him and prove his innocence. Such approach cannot be countenanced.

Case Title: Md Tauhid vs State of Bihar (2024 SC)