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Question number: 68

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

LEGAL PRINCIPLES: Whoever dishonestly takes away any property from the possession of another, with an intention of such taking away, without his permission is liable for theft.

FACTUAL SITUATION: Raja, a famous gangster, moves into an apartment in Kankurgachi, Calcutta. There, he discovers that the previous owner of the apartment had left behind a pair of beautiful ivory handled combs. Mesmerized by their beauty and confused as to whom he should be returning them to, he decides to retain them and starts using them. The previous owner of the combs gets to know this and registers an FIR for theft against Raja. ls Raja liable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Raja is liable for theft as he failed to return the property even when he knew it was someone else’s property.

b.

Raja is liable as you don’t expect anything better from a gangster.

c.

Raja is not liable as he was confused as to whom he should be returning the property to.

d.

Raja is not liable as he is not taken it away from anyone else’s possession and there was no dishonest intention.

Question number: 69

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

Which Indian language is given the status of ‘Classical language’ by the Central Government?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Pali

b.

Sanskrit

c.

Tamil

d.

Telugu

Question number: 70

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

LEGAL PRINCIPLES: Whoever dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use any movable property is guilty of criminal misappropriation of property.

FACTUAL SITUATION: A finds a government promissory note belonging to Z, bearing a blank endorsement. A knowing that the note belongs to Z, pledges it with a banker as a security for a loan, intending to restore it to Z at a future time. Has A committed criminal misappropriation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

No, since he intended to return the property to Z in the future.

b.

Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property and used it for his own use.

c.

Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property.

d.

No, it is theft and not criminal misappropriation.

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