Rajkumar Hariram Gameti vs State Of Gujarat CrA 1714 Of 2009 – NDPS – Confessional Statements

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985; Section 53, 67 – Indian Evidence Act, 1872; Section 25 – Any confessional statement made by an accused to an officer invested with the powers under Section 53 of the NDPS Act, is barred for the reason that such officers are ‘police officers’ within the meaning of Section 25 of the Evidence Act, a statement made by an accused and recorded under Section 67 of the NDPS Act cannot be used as a confessional statement in the trial of an offence under the NDPS Act – Referred to Tofan Singh Vs. State of Tamil Nadu [(2013) 16 SCC 31]

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