In State of Bombay v. Kathi Kalu, AIR 1961 SC 1808:

it was held that the protection is available to a person accused of an offence not just with respect to the evidence he has to give in a court room or trial but is also available to him at the previous stage if an accusation has been made against him which might in the normal course result in his prosecution.

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