• Alibi -  The word alibi means "elsewhere" - Plea of alibi is not one of the General Exceptions contained in Chapter IV of IPC -  It is a rule of evidence recognized under Section 11 of the Evidence Act -  However, plea of alibi taken by the defence is required to be proved only after prosecution has proved its case against the accused  Indian Penal Code, Chapter IV - Evidence Act, Section 11.  (2016)3 PLRSC 967