BAC 2318 – CRIMINAL LAW KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2019/2020
EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED
COMPUTING
BAC 2318: CYBER CRIMINOLOGY
FULL TIME/PART TIME
ORDINARY EXAMINATIONS
DATE: MAY, 2020 TIME: 6 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer ALL Questions
SECTION B: ESSAY QUESTIONS – (20 MARKS)

QUESTION ONE
Peter and Makena had been married for four years. Peter shouted at Makena that he hated her and
that she was big and fat and did nothing all day apart from watching television. Makena was
suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder having recently survived a car crash in which
everyone else had died. She shouted at peter that she also hated him that she knew that he was
having an affair with her cousin Jezebel and that she never wanted to see him again.
As she was leaving, Peter grabbed her by the hair and slammed her against the causing wounds to
her head and face. This wasn’t the first time that Peter was doing this and in fact Makena had
suffered both physically and verbally during the last year of her marriage
Makena managed to escape from Peter and ran away from the house. She later returned with a
sharp kitchen knife and stabbed Peter in the chest. Peter was pronounced dead when he arrived at
the hospital. Consider the criminal liability of Makena (20 Marks)
SECTION C: ESSAY QUESTIONS – (20 MARKS)
QUESTION ONE
The imposition of the strict liability cannot be justified. The risk is too high that the blameless
may be convicted. Discuss (20 Marks)

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