Whether the court can infer that accused intended to murder deceased if he had given a blow by lathi?

Law web/ September 18, 2020/ Indian Law

 A lathi is a common item carried by a villager in thiscountry, linked to his identity. The fact that it is also capable ofbeing used as a weapon of assault, does not make it a weapon ofassault simpliciter. In a case like the present, of an assault onthe head with a lathi, it is always a question fact in each casewhether there was intention to cause death or only knowledgethat death was likely to
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