Without CCTV camera's or witnesses, how does a IO prove and affray charge without reasonable doubt? If unable to, what are the possible scenarios of charges and probability of dismissal or a charge or a stern warning given?

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    answered on 23/12/2017

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    Potentially, they may prove the charge via indirect or circumstantial evidence which, taken in totality, lead to an irresistible finding of guilt. If they are unable to prove a criminal charge beyond reasonable doubt, then the accused cannot be convicted of that particular charge; whether the accused is eventually convicted of another charge really depends on the circumstances.

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