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- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Confessional statement - When a confessional statement is obtained with the aid of an interpreter - Need for both the interpreter and the person who recorded the statement to give evidence in Court
"Usually the statement is recorded in the local dialect with English translation and both documents…
- EVIDENCE - CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT - Purpose of the test for determining the truth of a confessional statement
"The six tests laid down for verification of the confessional statement before evidential weight can…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Confessional Statement - Where Confessional Statement is made in a language other than English Language - Need for the original statement to be tendered
"In order to ensure the correctness and accuracy of a statement made by an accused…