06 Jul '11, 8am

Innocent man jailed for 6 years because of serious lapses in police procedures. Is it time to set up an...

What Justice V K Rajah says, that “…the duty of the prosecution is not to secure a conviction at all costs” is true up to a point. Where evidence exists that there is a prima facie case against a suspect, it wld behove the investigator to leave no stone unturned and “at all costs” within the law to secure a conviction for justice to be done. This does not, of course, detract from the investigator to be both wholly conscientious and thorough in his investigation for “only the guilty to be convicted”. It cannot be overemphasised that, more often than not, an offender tries to cover his tracks and throws ‘red herrings’ to deflect his pursuers. Needless to say, where doubt exists as to the innocence of a suspect, this must be set out in the investigation papers for a fair and balanced assessment of the case. In practice, investigation papers go thru several layers of supervisi...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/07/06/court-of-appeal-t...

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