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Assertion (A): X and Y Independently Entertained the Idea to Kill Z. Accordingly, Each of Them Separately Inflicted Wounds on Z Who Died as a Consequence. X and Y Are Liable for Murder Under Ipc - Legal Reasoning

MCQ

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Assertion (A):  X and Y independently entertained the idea to kill Z. Accordingly, each of them separately inflicted wounds on Z who died as a consequence. X and Y are liable for murder under IPC since they had a common intention to kill.
Reason (R): When a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all, each of such persons is liable as if the whole act was done by him alone.

Options

  • Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.

  • Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

  • A is true but R is false

  • A is false but R is true

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Solution

Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
Though & Y waned to kill Z but had made no plan together and each was doing his own individual act. So the principal of common intention will not apply.

Concept: Indian Penal Code (Entrance Exams)
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