This article deals with the topic of transferred malice. The author first talks about how the doctrine was laid down in the UK with the help of relevant case laws. Further, there is a gradual shift in focus to the Indian context and this doctrine is understood as embodied under Section 301 of the Indian Penal Code. The author then looks at the essential ingredients that need to be fulfilled to apply the doctrine and finally looks at how the doctrine has been applied by the courts.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 1:06 p.m.Read More →