Type of object used Defence wound present Defence wound absent Total
Sharp cutting 44 29 73
Hard and Blunt 39 78 117
Both 08 07 15
Total 91 114 205
A total of (91/205) 44.39% cases showed defence injuries during assault. Most number of wounds was present when sharp cutting weapon was used for assault. Absence of defence wounds was more noted more in cases when hard and blunt object was used for assault.
Table 7: Correlation of defence wound present in Homicidal deaths caused by using various type of objects.