Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 77 - 78 of 88
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Question number: 77
» Criminal Law
Appeared in Year: 2015
PRINCIPLES: Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who at the time of doing it by reason of unsoundness of mind is incapable of knowing the nature of the act or that what he is doing is either wrong or contrary to law.
FACTS: A takes his son B who is three years old for a bath to a well. He throws his son inside the well so that he could have a good bath. After 10 minutes he also jumped in the well to take a bath and take his son out of the well. Both were rescued by the villagers but his son was found dead.
A has committed culpable homicide not amounting to murder
A has committed murder
A’s family should be responsible for this incident to let him to take child to the well
A has done no offence as he can plead the defense of unsoundness of mind
Question number: 78
» Criminal Law
Appeared in Year: 2016
PRINCIPLE: Whoever does not arrest the killer and report the matter to the concerned authorities Commits an offence.
FACTS: ‘P’, a woman, sees ‘Q’, another woman, killing a third woman ‘R’. ‘P’ neither attempted to arrest ‘Q’ nor informed the concerned authorities.
‘P’ has committed an offence.
‘Q’ has not committed an offence.
‘Q’ has committed an offence.
‘P’ has not committed an offence.