|Direction: Each of the next nine questions consists of two statements, one labeled as assertion (A) and other as Reason (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answers.|
|Assertion (A) The essence of joint liability under Section 149 of the IPC is that the criminal act must have been done with a view to fulfill the common object of an unlawful assembly.|
|Reason (R) Any sudden and provocative act done by a member of an unlawful assembly would render the other members of that assembly liable.|
A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
C) A is true, but R is false
D) A is false, but R is true
Correct Answer: A
Solution :Assertion (A) the essence of joint liability under Section 149 of the IPC is that the Criminal Act must have been done with a view to fulfil the common object of an unlawful assembly is true. Likewise, Reason (R) that any sudden and provocative act done by a member of an unlawful assembly would sender the other member of that assembly liable is true. Reason (R) is correct explanation of Assertion A.
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