LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 29
- ‘A’, with the intention of bringing Hash, a prohibited drug in India stealthily brought in his bag a cover believing that it contains Hash while coming from Bangladesh to India. While trying to sell the same to ‘B’, a dispute regarding its price arose. B grudgingly informed the police who opened the bag. It was found that it was a harmless snuff powder and not hashish. Discuss the liability of A.
- “It would be wrong to perceive nudity and sex as essentially obscene, indecent or immoral. Sex and obscenity are not always synonymous.” In light of the above statement, elaborate the position of obscenity as an offence in India.
- An army Jawan X who was away from his home for the last two years, requested his senior for leave, which Y refused. Annoyed at this, X fired two shots at Y, one shot hitting Y beneath the knee of the right leg as a result of which he fell down. X fired another shot which hit Y at the upper left arm. Y died after ten days. Discuss the liability of X.