Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 39 - 40 of 88

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Question number: 39

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Principle: Whoever intentionally uses force to any person, without that person’s consent, in order to the committing of any offence, or intending by the use of such force to cause, or knowing it to be likely that by the use of such force he will cause injury, fear or annoyance to the person to whom the force is used, is said to use criminal force to that other.

Facts: ‘Z’ is riding in a palanquin. ‘A’, intending to rob ‘Z’, seizes the pole and stops the palanquin. Here ‘A’ has caused cessation of motion to ‘Z’, and ‘A’ has done this by his own bodily power.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ has no intention to use criminal force to ‘Z’

b.

‘A’ has used force with the consent of ‘Z’

c.

‘A’ has used criminal force to ‘Z’

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 40

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

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Principle: When a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all, each of such persons is liable for that act in the same manner as if he alone did it.

Facts: Roshan along with two of his friends, Tushar and Tarang proceeded to the house of Darshan in order to avenge an insult made by the brother of Darshan. They opened fire on the members of Darshan’ s family. It was found that the shots of Roshan did not hit anyone, but the shots of Tushar and Tarang succeeded in killing Darshan.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only Tushar and Tarang were liable for the offence of murder of Darshan, as their shots hit Darshan

b.

Roshan along with Tushar and Tarang was liable for the offence of murder of Darshan

c.

Roshan was not liable for the offence of murder of Darshan, as Roshan’s shots did not hit Darshan

d.

Roshan was liable to a lesser extent comparing to his friends for the offence of murder of Darshan, as Roshan’ s shots did not hit Darshan

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