Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 41 - 42 of 88

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Question number: 41

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Principle: Whoever causes death by doing an act with the intention of causing death, or with the intention of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death, or with the knowledge that he is likely by such act to cause death, commits the offence of culpable homicide.

Facts: ‘A’ knows ‘Z’ to be behind a bush. ‘B’ does not know it. ‘A’, intending to cause, or knowing it to be likely to cause Z’s death, induces ‘B’ to fire at the bush. ‘B’ fires and kills ‘Z’.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ has committed the offence of culpable homicide

b.

‘B’ has committed the offence of culpable homicide

c.

Both ‘A’ and ‘B’ have committed the offence of culpable homicide

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 42

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

Principle: Whoever, intending to take dishonestly any movable property out of the possession of any person without that person’s consent, moves that property with an intention to take it, is said to commit theft.

Facts: Y cuts down a tree on Z’s ground, with the intention of dishonestly taking it out of Z’s possession without Z’s consent. Y could not take away the tree.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Y has neither committed theft nor attempted to commit

b.

Y can be prosecuted for theft

c.

Y cannot be prosecuted for theft

d.

Y can be prosecuted for attempt to theft

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