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Principle: Whoever Attempts to Commit the Offence of Cheating, Commits an Offence. Facts: A with an Intention to Defraud B, Obtain from Him an Amount of Rs. 500. - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: Whoever attempts to commit the offense of cheating, commits an offense.  

Facts: A with an intention to defraud B, obtain from him an amount of Rs. 500. 

Options

  • A has committed no offence 

  • A has committed the offence of cheating 

  • A has attempted to commit the offence of cheating 

  • A has attempted to commit and has committed the offence of cheating 

Solution

A has committed the offense of cheating 

Explanation:

A has committed the offence of cheating. The principle clearly states that someone who attempts to commit an offence of cheating commits a fraud. The fact given is that A obtains from B a sum of Rs.500 with the intention to defraud B. Here the intention to defraud B is an attempt to commit the offence of cheating.   

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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