Indian Penal Code

INFANCY

INTRODUCTION The general exception of infancy is defined in section 83 of the IPC. As per this Section nothing is an offence if it is done by a child above …

AN INTRODUCTION There are certain cases wherein the accused cannot be treated in the same way he/she would have been treated under normal circumstances. Chapter IV of IPC deals with …

MENS REA

MENS REA Mens rea is a Latin term which means guilty mind. The element of mens rea is sine qua non to criminal law and its absence negates the condition …

Crime is an act or omission which is prohibited by law and is followed by sanctions. It works on the maxim actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea which …

THE NEED OF IPC Before the advent of the Britishers into India and even after for a considerable period of time, the Indian penal system was heavily based on religion. …

What is crime?

“The purpose of criminal law is to express a formal social condemnation of forbidden conduct, buttressed by sanctions calculated to prevent it.” W Friedman. What is crime? When one has …