Murder or not? Supreme Court explains factors to determine intention for Section 302 offence

The Court was hearing an appeal assailing an order of the Uttarakhand High Court which had reduced the conviction of an accused in a murder case from life imprisonment to 10 years rigorous imprisonment.
Murder or not? Supreme Court explains factors to determine intention for Section 302 offence

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court of India has thrown light on the factors/ circumstances from which the intention of an accused to cause death of someone can be gathered, in order to determine whether an offence of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is made out [State of Uttarakhand v. Sachendra Singh Rawat].

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