Statement and Confession under Section 164 CrPC

Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code deals with the magistrate’s power to record a confession and other statements. The confession so recorded can be used as substantive evidence. In this law note, let us study the statements and confessions under section 164 CrPC.

A confession is a statement in which the suspect acknowledges his guilt of a crime.

A statement is the declaration of matter of fact.KEEP READING