Evidence: Powerful tool

Gaborone High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Gaborone High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Evidence is the most crucial tool used in criminal and civil cases in any judiciary across the world to determine the fate of a trial.

Therefore, evidence gives credibility to the accusations brought before any court of law meaning that during trial evidence gathered is brought to either prove or discredit the alleged offence whether by the accused or prosecution.

In perspective, evidence holds such power that it has the ability to free or destroy one’s life therefore, it is often unfortunate at times many courts find themselves dealing with fabricated evidence.

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