4. Conviction for Offence of Corruption – Plea of appellant is that he neither attended school from January 1985 to December, 1985 nor did he receive any salary for this period–Onus of proving this fact was on prosecution–According to prosecution, pay of appellant for October to December, 1985 could not be disbursed and it was deposited in Government Treasury and pay for remaining months of 1985 was paid to appellant by PW 10, Headmaster–PW 10 appears to be accomplice and as such his statement cannot be relied upon without corroboration–Held: Prosecution has failed to bring home charge of misconduct to appellant–Benefit of doubt extended.

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