Elaborate, long-standing plan not needed for 'common intention' under Section 34 IPC: Supreme Court

The Court held that the element of “common intention” under Section 34 of IPC is proven if an accused by his words or actions indicate his assent to join in the commission of the crime.
Elaborate, long-standing plan not needed for 'common intention' under Section 34 IPC: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that in order to establish a charge under Section 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the prosecution is not required to prove that there was an elaborate plan between the accused to commit the criminal act or that a plan was in existence for a long time [Gulab vs State of Uttar Pradesh].

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