Section 430 Indian Penal Code
Section 430 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water. It is under ‘Of Mischief’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.
Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water
Whoever commits mischief by doing any act which causes, or which he knows to be likely to cause, a diminution of the supply of water for agricultural purposes, or for food or drink for human beings or for animals which are property, or for cleanliness or for carrying on any manufacture, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.