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- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - DEFENCE/PLEA OF ALIBI - Duty of an accused person who raises the defence of alibi to give particulars of his whereabouts at the time the offence was committed; effect of the prosecution adducing evidence which fixes the accused at the scene of crime
"An accused person who pleads alibi must of necessity furnish sufficient particulars of some. He…
- DEFENCE/PLEA OF ALIBI - Duty of the prosecution to investigate the plea of alibi raised by an accused person
"The law is that, once an alibi is raised, the burden shifts on the prosecution…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE: Criminal Defences - Alibi - Proper time to raise the defence of alibi - Effect of failure to timeously raise the defence of alibi
“Now, to the question of alibi. As pointed out earlier, the trial court found at…