Suppression Of Evidence Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Suppression Of Evidence, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Suppression Of Evidence?

(n) Suppression of evidence is the action by which a prosecutor who obtains information by virtue of his authority hide such evidences which he is bound to reveal to the defended, when the defense is unaware of it. Suppression of evidence is a violation of 5th amendment of constitution leading to reversal of orders, contempt of court etc.