Grave And Sudden Provocation

8554 WordsNov 21, 201335 Pages
Faculty: Dr. Rose Varghese Assignment Done By: Sheikh Noor Kaaba B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) – 3rd Semester Faculty of Law Jamia Millia Islamia Contents 1. Acknowledgement 2. Introduction 3. Offences Affecting The Human Body 4. Sections 299, 300 & Exceptions to Section 300 of the Indian Penal Code,1860 5. When Culpable Homicide is Not Murder 6. Grave and Sudden Provocation (Exception 1 to Section 300 of IPC) 7. K.M. Nanavati versus State of Maharashtra, AIR 1962 SC 605 8. Laws applied in the Case 9. Summary/Facts of the Case 10. Trials of the Case 11. Proceedings of the Trials 12. Retrial under the High Court of Bombay 13. Defence’s Version of the Case 14. Prosecution’s Version of the Case 15. Appeal in the…show more content…
Section 300 of the Indian Penal Code states that: 300. Murder –– Except in the cases hereinafter excepted, culpable homicide is murder, if the act by which the death is caused is done with the intention of causing death, or –– Secondly –– If it is done with the intention of causing such bodily injury as the offender knows to be likely to cause the death of the person to whom the harm is caused, or –– Thirdly –– If it is done with the intention of causing bodily injury to any person and the bodily injury intended to be inflicted is sufficient in the ordinary course of nature to cause death, or –– Fourthly –– If the person committing the act knows that it is so imminently dangerous that it must, in all probability, cause death, or such bodily injury as is likely to cause death, and commits such act without any excuse for incurring the risk of causing death or such injury as aforesaid. Exception 1 to Section 300 of the Indian Penal Code states that: Exception 1 –– When culpable homicide is not murder –– Culpable homicide is not murder if the offender, whilst deprived of the power of self-control by grave and sudden provocation, causes the death of the person who gave the provocation or causes the death of any other person by mistake or accident. The above exception is subject to the following
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