Section 440 Indian Penal Code
Section 440 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt. It is under ‘Of Mischief’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.
Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt
Whoever commits mischief, having made preparation for causing to any person death, or hurt, or wrongful restraint, or fear of death, or of hurt, or of wrongful restraint, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.