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Jainantony Antony   31 January 2020

attraction 302

x chased y but during the course y fell in a river cause the death of y is it amount to murder


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Joy Bose   31 January 2020

No, here x will not be liable for murdering y because there was no intention of X to kill Y. Here section 302 of the IPC will not apply. However, section 304 of the IPC i.e. "punishment for culpable homicide, not amounting to murder" can be applied. 

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