CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-8

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    A instigates B to kill C. In this matter, which of the following statement is true?

    A)  A will not be punished, if B does not kill C

    B)         A will not be punished, if B is a child and he kills D instead of C

    C)         A shall be punished even, if B does not kill C

    D)         A will not be punished, if B attempts to kill C but fails

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    According to Section 115 of the Indian Penal Code, I860, A shall be punished even if B does not kill C, because as per Section 115 of IPC, whoever abets the commission of an offence punishable with death or life imprisonment, if that offence be not committed, then also that person shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine.

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