Grave and Sudden Provocation should not be sought or voluntarily provoked by offender, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan February 11 2019
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The Supreme Court today reiterated that in order to get the benefit of sudden and grave provocation under the Exception to Section 300 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), the provocation should be one which is not sought or voluntarily provoked by the offender as an excuse for killing or doing harm to any person.

The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Sanjay Kishan Kaul in an appeal filed against a judgment of Allahabad High court which had modified the . . .

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