CIVIL, EVIDENCE

Meaning of Proved

CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

A fact is said to be proved when, after considering the matters before it,

(a) the Court either believes it to exist,

or

(b) considers its existence so probable that a prudent man ought, under the circumstances of the particular case, to act upon the supposition that it exists.

Case in (a) is indicating Direct Evidence
Case in (b) is indicating Indirect Evidence