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Principle: a Man is Guilty of Not Only for What He Actually Does but Also for the Consequences of His Doing. Facts: A Wanted to Kill the Animal of B. He Saw B Standing with His Animal and Fired - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: A man is guilty of not only for what he actually does but also for the consequences of his doing.

Facts: A wanted to kill the animal of B. He saw B standing with his animal and fired a gunshot at the animal. The gunshot killed B. 

Options

  • A is guilty of killing B. 

  • A is not guilty of killing B. 

  • B is guilty of standing with the animal. 

  • A did not know that the gun shot will kill B. 

Solution

A is guilty of killing B. 

Explanation:

A is guilty of killing B. In this case, the principle is that a man is not only guilty for what he does but also for the consequences of his doing. Here the consequence that follows is the death of B due to the action of A. 

Concept: Indian Penal Code (Entrance Exams)
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