What is the Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits? What is the Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves? What is the punishment for Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity? Section 400, 401 and 402 of Indian Penal Code 1860

Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits, Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves and punishment for assembling for the purpose of committing dacoity are defined under Section 400, 401 and 402 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 

 

 

 

Section 400 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits"

Whoever, at any time after the passing of' this Act, shall belong, to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing dacoity, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

 Section 401 of Indian Penal Code. "Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves"

Whoever, at any time after the passing of this Act, shall belong to any wandering or other gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing theft or robbery, and not being a gang of 'thugs or dacoits, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

Section 402 of Indian Penal Code. "Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity"

Whoever, at any time after the passing of this Act, shall be one of five or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing dacoity, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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