Rioting, Punishment for Rioting and Joining rioting armed with deadly weapon and its punishment under Indian Penal Code are defined under Section 146, 147 and 148 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 

 

 

Section 146 of Indian Penal Code. "Rioting"

Whenever force or violence is used by an unlawful assembly, or by any member thereof, in prosecution of the common object of such assembly, every member of such assembly is guilty of the offence of rioting.

Section 147 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for Rioting"

Whoever is guilty of rioting, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Section 148 of Indian Penal Code. "Rioting armed with deadly weapon"

Whoever is guilty of rioting, being armed with a deadly weapon or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

 

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