2019 YLR 2287 Judgment, As per Lawkidunya, Interested Witness is one who has a motive to falsely implicate an accused. There cannot be an inflexible rule that the statement of an interested witness can never be accepted without corroboration. Interested or Partisan evidence when may be relied on without corroboration and when corroboration necessary.
Witness…Interested witness…Statement of Interested Witness…Reliance…Scope…Mere status of one as official would not alone prejudice the competence of such witness until and unless he was proved to be interested, who has motive to falsely implicate the accused or has the previous enmity with the person involved.
Main Ingredients of 2019 YLR 2287
Statement of interested witness
Motive to falsely implicate the accused
CH MUHAMMAD SHAHID BHALLI
Advocate High Court