What is the punishment for Murder? What is the punishment for murder by life convict? What is punishment for culpable homicide is not amounting to murder? Section 302, 303 and 304 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Punishment for Murder, Punishment for murder by life convict and punishment for Culpable Homicide is not amounting to murder under Indian Penal Code is defined under Section 302, 303 and 304 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under section 302, 303 and 304 are:

 

 

 

Section 302 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Murder"

Whoever commits murder shall be punished with death, or [imprisonment for life], and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 303 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Murder by life convict" Whoever, being under sentence of [imprisonment for life], commits murder, shall be punished with death.

Section 303 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to Murder"

Whoever commits culpable homicide not amounting to murder shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine, if the act by which the death is caused is done with the intention of causing death, or of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, or with fine, or with both, if the act is done with the knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, or to cause such bodily injury as is likely to cause death.

 

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