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Section 456 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 456 Indian Penal Code

Section 456 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night. It is under ‘Of Criminal Trespass’ of CHAPTER XVII (OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY) of the Code.

Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night

Whoever commits lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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