Probative value of the interest shown by the party on its statement.
The interest shown by a party may be probative in a statement regardless of the truth of its contents.
In this case, the defendant was charged with importation of cocaine and was arrested in his house.
In a chimney a piece of paper which shown the calculation and weight of the drugs was found by the police.
The handwriting was not of the defendant.
The Court of Appeal held that the evidence was admissible.
The purpose of adducing the evidence was not to show that / the truth of the content but the fact that is shows that the defendant had interest in the information contained in it.
This strengthen the fact that he had interest in drug importation. However, it was not necessary to prove that the calculation was accurate.