Principle: Whoever Does Not Arrest the Killer and Report the Matter to the Concerned Authorities Commits an Offence. - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: Whoever does not arrest the killer and report the matter to the concerned authorities commits an offence.

Facts: 'A', a woman, sees 'B', another woman, killing a third woman 'C'. 'A' neither attempted to arrest 'B' nor informed the concerned authorities.

Options

  • 'B' has not committed an offence.

  • 'A' has not committed an offence.

  • 'B' has committed an offence.

  • 'A' has committed an offence.

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Solution

'A' has committed an offense.

Explanation:

According to the guiding principle, it was the duty of A to inform the concerned authorities about the meader of 'C' by B. Hence 'A' has committed an offence is the correct.   

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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