Admissibility of a document is one thing and its probative value quite another-these two aspects cannot be combined.

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Indian Law Encyclopedia

In State of Bihar and Ors. v. Radha Krishna Singh and Ors., AIR 1983 SC 684, this Court dealt with the issue of prohibitive value of the contents of an admitted document and held as under:

Admissibility of a document is one thing and its probative value quite another-these two aspects cannot be combined. A document may be admissible and yet may not carry any conviction and weight of its probative value may be nil….

(See also: Madan Mohan Singh v. Rajni Kant, AIR 2010 SC 2933)