Section 72 Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 72 Indian Penal Code

Section 72 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is titled Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that is doubtful of which. It is under CHAPTER III (OF PUNISHMENTS) of the Code.

In all cases in which judgment is given that a person is guilty of one of several offences specified in the judgment, but that it is doubtful of which of these offences he is guilty, the offender shall be punished for the offence for which the lowest punishment is provided if the same punishment is not provided for all.

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