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What IPC 299?

Last Updated: 13th March, 2020

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Section 299 of the Indian Penal Code dealswith Culpable Homicide and it is stated as follows –“Whoever causes death by doing an act with the intention ofcausing death , or with the knowledge that he is likely by such actto cause death, commits the offence of CulpableHomicide.”

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In this way, what is the difference between Section 299 and 300 of IPC?

The difference between murder and culpablehomicide is only of “intention to commit murder”. If Akills B and A had no intention to kill then the crime is said to becommitted under section 299 i.e. In Culpable Homicide, Theoffender must have the intention of causing such bodily harm whichis likely to cause death.

Secondly, what IPC 303? Section 303 in The Indian Penal Code. 303.Punishment for murder by life-convict.—Whoever, being undersentence of 1[imprisonment for life], commits murder, shall bepunished with death.

Besides, what IPC 301?

Under Section-301 of IPC the punishmentfor Culpable Homicide by causing death of person other than personwhose death intended. The punishment is 10 years imprisonment andfine or both.

What IPC 304?

Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rashor negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide shall bepunished with imprisonment of either description for a term whichmay extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

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