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Punishment Under s308 – Attempt to Commit Culpable Homicide

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Attempt to commit culpable homicide

1) Whoever does any act with such;

– intention
– or knowledge

2) and under such circumstances that if he, by the act that he was about to commit;
3) would cause death as a result of which he would be guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder;
4) shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may;

– extend to 7 years
– or with a fine
– or with both imprisonment and a fine

5) and if hurt is caused to any person by such act carried out by the offender, he shall be punished with;

– imprisonment for a term which may extend to 15 years
– or with a fine
– or with caning
– or with ANY combination of such punishments


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Examples

A, on grave and sudden provocation, fires a pistol at Z, under such circumstances that if he thereby caused death he would be guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. A has committed the offence defined in this section.
– References have been made to the Penal Code, Cap 224


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