Section 455 Indian Penal Code
Section 455 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint. It is under ‘Of Criminal Trespass’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint
Whoever commits lurking house-trespass, or house-breaking, having made preparation for causing hurt to any person, or for assaulting any person, or for wrongfully restraining any person, or for putting any person in fear of hurt or of assault or of wrongful restraint, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description or a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.