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Section 304 IPC Arises Only With Rash and Negligent Act of Accused: Kerala High Court

On 26th February, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon’ble Mr Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas heard the case of P.M.Raju v. the State Of Kerala.

In this case, the Accused was found guilty for the offence under Section 304 IPC (Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 5 years and to pay a fine of Rs.1,50.000/-. An appeal was filed aggrieved by this conviction. 

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