Tag: Section 300 in The Indian Penal Code

Transfer of Malice under Indian Penal Code.

CASE NOTE : A true classic on Transmigration of Motive/Transfer of Malice cases. In this case the accused gave poisoned halwa to X who having enough to make him sick, threw it away – which was […]

Murder under Supposed Circumstances

Comment : The Court summed up the law on death caused under supposed circumstances. The Law in a nutshell is examine the initial mens rea ? and not the latter one because when the person takes […]

Emporer v. Dhirajia – On Murder S.300 IPC

  Allahabad High Court Emperor vs Mt. Dhirajia on 4 June, 1940 Equivalent citations: AIR 1940 All 486 Author: Braund JUDGMENT Braund, J. 1. This is an appeal of some little interest. The appellant is […]

Murder v. Culpable Homicide – R v Govinda

Comment : The distinction drawn by Melville J. in this cause celebre, has been accepted. In a nutshell – as Culpable Homicide is the genus and murder is the species. Murder is culpable homicide + that […]