Criminal

Attempt to commit culpable homicide

308. Attempt to commit culpable homicide.—

Whoever does any act with such intention or knowledge and under such circumstances that, if he by that act caused death, he would be guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both; and, if hurt is caused to any person by such act, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

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A, on grave and sudden provocation, fires a pistol at Z, under such circumstances that if he thereby caused death he would be guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. A has committed the offence defined in this section.
Attempt to commit culpable homicide:

This provision is similar to the provision on attempting to commit murder., but deals with culpable homicide. You can be punished with jail time of up to 3 years along with a fine for attempting culpable homicide. If your attempt results in the victim getting hurt, you can be punished with jail time of up to 7 years along with fine.

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