Thursday, January 11, 2018

Culpable homicide is the first kind unlawful homicide. Section 299, IPC defines Culpable homicide simpliciter. The scheme of the Penal Code is that first the genus of culpable homicide is defined and then Murder (Section 300) which is species of culpable homicide. Whil...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

IPC 378: Section 378 of the Indian Penal Code


Whoever, intending to take dishonestly any movable property out of the possession of any person without that person’ consent, moves that property in order to such taking, is said to commit theft.


Explanations
1. A thing so...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Section 383 IPC,1860.

Section 383 of IPC defines ‘extortion’ whereas Section 384 IPC is the Penal Section for extortion, a person is punishable for extortion if he puts any person in fear of injury and thereby dishonestly induces him to deliver any property whereas Sect...

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Section 100 and 101 define the extent of the right of private defence of body. If a person has a right of private defence body section 97, that right extends, under this section, to causing death under the enumerated situations.


Section 100 read: “The right of private...

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Section 361: Kidnapping from Lawful Guardianship


Section 361 read: “whoever takes or entices any minor under sixteen year of age if a male, or under eighteen year of age if a female, or any person of unsound mind, out of the keeping of the lawful guardian of such minor...

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Section 362 IPC, 1860

The offences of kidnapping and abduction are kindred or cognate offences. Abduction in common language means the carrying away of a person by fraud or force. There may be cases in which an act falls under both offences. e.g. when force or deceit is...

Friday, June 23, 2017

Section 300 IPC sets out the circumstances when culpable homicide turns into ‘murder’. Apart from that Section 300 lays down five exception which mitigate the offence of murder in “culpable homicide not amounting to murder.” the exceptions are justified on the ground t...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Section 301: “Culpable homicide by causing death of person other than person whose death was intended: If a person, by doing anything which he intends or knows to be likely to cause death, commits culpable homicide by causing the death of any person, whose death he nei...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Explanation I to section 376(2)(g) of IPC defines gang rape–as where a woman is raped by one or more in a group of persons acting in furtherance of their common intention, each of the persons shall be deemed to have committed rape within the meaning of meaning of this...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

One of the cardinal principle of English criminal law is that there must be guilty mind behind that act which is sought to be labeled as criminal. Without the Guilty mind a person is not guilty. They guilty intent and the act must both concur. This is what expressed by...

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