OF OFFENCES AFFECTING THE HUMAN BODY
Of Offences affecting Life
Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder
304. 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 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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