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235. Trial for more than one offence.

  1. (1) If, in one series of facts so connected together as to form the same transaction, more offences than one are committed by the same person, he may be charged with, and tried at one trial for, every such offence.

 

(2) Offence falling within two definitions. If the acts alleged constitute an offence falling within two or more separate definitions of any law in force for the time being by which offences are defined or punished, the person accused of them may be charged with, and tried at one trial for, each of such offences.

 

(3) Acts constituting one offence, but constituting when combined a different offence. If several acts, of which one or more than one would by itself or themselves constitute an offence, constitute when combined a different offence, the person accused of them may be charged with, and tried at one trial for, the offence constituted by such acts when combined, and for any offence constituted by anyone, or more, of such acts.

 

(4) Nothing contained in this section shall affect the Pakistan Penal Code, Section 71.

Illustrations

To sub-section (1):

 

(a) A rescues B, a person in lawful custody, and in so doing causes grievous hurt to C, a constable in whose custody B was, A may be charged with, and convicted of, offences under section 225 and 333 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

(b) A commits house-breaking by day with intent to commit adultery, and commits in the house so entered adultery with B's wife. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under section 454 and 497 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

(c) A entices B, the wife of C, away from C, with intent to commit adultery with B, and then commits adultery with her. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under sections 498 and 497 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

(d) A has in his possession several seals, knowing them to be counterfeit and

 

intending to use them for the purpose of committing several forgeries punishable under section 466 of the Pakistan Penal Code. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, the possession of each seal under section 473 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. With intent to cause injury to B, A institutes a criminal proceeding against him, knowing that there is no just or lawful ground for such proceeding: and also falsely accuses B of having committed an offence, knowing that there is no just or lawful ground for such charges. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, two offences under sections 211 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. A, with intent to cause injury to B, falsely accuses him of having committed an offence, knowing that there is no just or lawful ground for such charge. On the trial A gives false evidence against B, intending thereby to cause B to be convicted of a capital offence. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of. offences under sections 211 and 194 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. A, with six others, commits the offences of rioting, grievous hurt and assaulting a public servant endeavouring in the discharge of his duty as such to suppress the riot. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under section 147, 325 and 152 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. A threatens B, C and D at the same time with injury to their persons with intent to cause alarm to them. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, each of three offences under section 506 of the Pakistan Penal Code. The separate charges referred to in Illustrations (a) to (h) respectively may be tried at the same time: To sub-section (2):

 

  1. A wrongfully strikes B with a cane. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under section 352 and 323 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. Several stolen sacks of corn are made over to A and B who know they are stolen property, for the purpose of concealing them. A and B thereupon voluntarily assist each other to conceal the sacks at the bottom of a grain pit. A and B may be separately charged with, and convicted of offences under sections 411 and 414 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

  1. A exposes her child with the knowledge that she is thereby likely to cause its death. The child dies in consequence of such exposure. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under sections 317 and 304 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

(I) A dishonestly uses a forged document as genuine evidence, in order to convict B, a public servant, of an offence under section 167 of the Pakistan Penal Code. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under sections 471 read with

 

466 and 196 of the same Code. To sub-section (3):

 

A commits robbery on B, and in doing so voluntarily causes hurt to him. A may be separately charged with, and convicted of, offences under sections 323, 392 and 394 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

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