Death after sudden quarrel without premeditation is culpable homicide not amounting to murder, SC

Shruti Mahajan April 29 2019
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Death caused due to an act committed in a sudden quarrel without premeditation would be covered by Exception 4 to Section 300 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and would be culpable homicide not amounting to murder, the Supreme Court has reiterated.

A Bench of Justices R Banumathi and R Subhash Reddy modified the conviction of the appellant in the case from murder Section 302 of the IPC to culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

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