15 July 2024


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Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind(29.11.2017)

Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind

Tags : The bench said that certain circumstances of the case, like the "ghastly manner" in which the woman was killed, which was evident from 24 injuries on the woman's body caused by several household articles, were perhaps "reflective of his chronic mental state".

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Judgments

Law presumes that, every person committing an offence is sane and liable for his acts, though in specified circumstances, it may be rebuttable(02.07.2018)

The Appellant assails his conviction under Section 302 and 324 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC), rejecting his defence that he was of unsound mind.....

Tags : Conviction, Mental state, Benefit of doubt

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