DEFENSE ON CONSENT
DATE : 2044 BS
COURT : SUPREME COURT OF NEPAL
CATEGORY: CRIMINAL LAW
HMG v Abdul Fatte Musalman (NKP, 2044, p. 840) Case of suicide pact.
In this case Indra found dead by cutting throat and Abdul in unconscious conditions in the same room having several wound.
Abdul survives after treatment and according to him they were under love and they wanted to get married but family of Indra did not allow and one day they decided to commit suicide together.
Indra handed over a knife to Abdul and he stabbed knife to Indra’s throat firstly and he stabbed himself until got unconscious. Abdul pleaded defense of consent but the court rejected Abdul’s plea.
In this case the Supreme court convicted Abdul in murder but using 188 he was sentenced for 6 years imprisonment.