Multiple Stab Wounds and Pre-meditated Murder: What Supreme Court held

Murali Krishnan April 23 2019
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When a deceased person has multiple stab wounds on his body, it could point to the fact that the killing was not done at the spur of the moment.

Pertinent observations were made in this regard by a Supreme Court Bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hemant Gupta which stated,

“Since there are multiple wounds, it cannot be said that the appellants have acted at the spur of the moment without pre-meditation and that the appellants are not taken . . .

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