CLAT CLAT Solved Paper-2010

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    Directions: From the four options given, shade the appropriate correct option in the space provided for it on the OMR Answer Sheet.
    When a person is prosecuted for committing a criminal offence, the burden of proof is on

    A) Accused                      

    B) Prosecution

    C) Police                          

    D) Complainant

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Ans.     In criminal cases the burden of proof is on the prosecutor (expressed in the Latin bro card incumbent probatio qui dicit, non que negat, "the burden of proof rests on who asserts, not on who denies"). This principle is known as the presumption of innocence, and is summed up with "innocent until proven guilty."


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