What are the offences against property? What is the punishment for the crime? Classification of offences under Section 379, 380, 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401 and 402 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Offences against property and punishment for the crime are defined under Section 379, 380, 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401 and 402 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Classification of offences relating to these sections are:

 

 

 CHAPTER XVII - OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY

 

IPC Section

 

Offence

 

Punishment

 

Cognizable or non-cognizable

 

Bailable or non-bailable

 

By what court triable

 

379 IPC

 

Theft

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

380 IPC

 

Theft in a building, tent or vessel

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

381 IPC

 

Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master or employer

 

Imprisonment for 7 years or fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

382 IPC

 

Theft, after preparation having been made for causing death, or hurt, or restraint, or fear of death, or of hurt, or of restraint, in order to the committing of such theft, or to retiring after committing it, or to retaining property taken by it

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

384 IPC

 

Extortion

 

Imprisonment for 3 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

   
 

385 IPC

 

Putting or attempting to put in fear of injury, in order to commit extortion

 

Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Any Magistrate

 

386 IPC

 

Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

387 IPC

 

Putting or attempting to put a person in fear of death or grievous hurt in order to commit extortion

 

Imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

388 IPC

 

Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If the offence threatened be an unnatural offence

 

Imprisonment for life

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

389 IPC

 

Putting a person in fear of accusation of an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for 10 years in order to commit extortion

 

Imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If the offence be an unnatural offence

 

Imprisonment for life

 

Cognizable

 

Bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

392 IPC

 

Robbery

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

   

If committed on the highway between sunset and sunrise

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 14 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

393 IPC

 

Attempt to commit robbery

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

394 IPC

 

Person voluntarily causing hurt in committing or attempting to commit robbery, or any other person jointly concerned in such robbery

 

Imprisonment for life or Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

395 IPC

 

Dacoity

 

Imprisonment for life or Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

396 IPC

 

Murder in dacoity

 

Death, imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

397 IPC

 

Robbery or dacoity with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt

 

Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 7 years

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

398 IPC

 

Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon

 

Rigorous imprisonment for not less than 7 years

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

399 IPC

 

Making preparation to commit dacoity

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

400 IPC

 

Belonging to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing dacoity

 

Imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

401 IPC

 

Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing thefts

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Magistrate of the first class

 

402 IPC

 

Being one Of five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing dacoity

 

Rigorous imprisonment for 7 years and fine

 

Cognizable

 

Non-bailable

 

Court of Session

 

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