What is punishment for Assault? Section 352 of Indian Penal Code 1860
Punishment for assault under Indian Penal Code is defined under Section 352 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under this section is:
Section 352 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation"
Whoever assaults or uses
criminal force to any person otherwise than on grave and sudden provocation
given by that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description
for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to
five hundred rupees, or with both.
provocation is given by anything done in obedience
to the law, or by a public servant, in the lawful
exercise of the powers of such public servant, or
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