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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

A medico: Legal study of homicidal death in Varanasi District (Uttar Pradesh)

Rajeev Ranjan, Ramkrishna Mishra and Surendra Kumar Pandey
Introduction: Homicide is the killing of one human being by another human being is the most serious crime in any civilization and leading cause of unnatural deaths. Previous enmity, Land dispute, money including dowry, love and extra marital affairs are the main motive behind these crimes executed with the help of Blunt weapons, sharp weapons, firearms, strangulation, homicidal hanging, smothering, drowning, burns, poisoning etc.
Material and Methods: Present study was carried out with the help of cases brought for Post-mortem examination in the mortuary of Department of Forensic Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, over a span of 1st October 2016 to 31st march 2018.
Observation and Results: Homicidal deaths were recorded in 200 cases with firearm injury is the most commonly observed.
Discussion: homicidal deaths by firearm injury among average built victims because of previous enmity was main pattern observed in this study. Shock was the common mode of death followed by coma.
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How to cite this article:
Rajeev Ranjan, Ramkrishna Mishra, Surendra Kumar Pandey. A medico: Legal study of homicidal death in Varanasi District (Uttar Pradesh). Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):350-354.

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