Section 16-194 Proof of falsity of statements.


    No person shall be convicted of a violation of sections 16-191, 16-192 or 16-193 based upon the making of a false statement except upon proof of the falsity of the statement by:

    (a)    The direct evidence of two (2) witnesses; or

    (b)    The direct evidence of one witness together with strongly corroborating circumstances; or

    (c)    Demonstrative evidence which conclusively proves the falsity of the statement; or

    (d)    A directly contradictory statement by the defendant under oath together with

        (1)    The direct evidence of one witness; or

        (2)    Strongly corroborating circumstances; or

    (e)    A judicial admission by the defendant that he made the statement knowing it was false. An admission, which is not a judicial admission, by the defendant that he made the statement knowing it was false may constitute strongly corroborating circumstances.

(Code 1964, § 7.895)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.070.