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In Re: Agasthyalinga Goundan - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
Subjectcriminal
CourtChennai
Decided On
Reported inAIR1941Mad766
AppellantIn Re: Agasthyalinga Goundan
Excerpt:
- orderlakshmana rao, j.1. the accused had kept a bottle of the 'atlas tree killer' in his farmshed and two of his farm servants drank the stuff thinking it to be arrack and died in consequence. this can hardly warrant a prosecution under section 304-a, i.p.c. and the charge framed against the accused is quashed.
Judgment:
ORDER

Lakshmana Rao, J.

1. The accused had kept a bottle of the 'Atlas tree killer' in his farmshed and two of his farm servants drank the stuff thinking it to be arrack and died in consequence. This can hardly warrant a prosecution under Section 304-A, I.P.C. and the charge framed against the accused is quashed.


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