Report No. 156
Issue No. 10
The Judges and Addl. Registrar who responded to letter, most of them have replied in the negative to change the definitions of "culpable homicide" and "murder". About death sentence, they feel it should be left to the discretion of the court. Both the State Governments also do agree with the existing provisions.
One Advocate who responded to the issue, has not supported the proposal.
Four Police Officers responded in the negative and one officer offered no comments on the issue.
As per State Law Commission present issue does not require any change.