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Section 396 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 396 Indian Penal Code

Section 396 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Dacoity with murder. It is under ‘Of Robbery and Dacoity’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.

Dacoity with murder

If any one of five or more persons, who are conjointly committing dacoity, commits murder in so committing dacoity, every one of those persons shall be punished with death, or 1 [imprisonment for life], or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

See also  Section 63 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

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