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Section 355 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 355 Indian Penal Code

Section 355 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation. It is under CHAPTER XVI (OF OFFENCESAFFECTINGTHE HUMAN BODY) of the Code.

Assault or criminal force with intent to dishonour person, otherwise than on grave provocation

Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any person, intending thereby to dishonour that person, otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation given by that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

See also  Section 506 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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