What is stolen property? What is Dishonestly receiving stolen property? What is Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity? What is Habitually dealing in stolen property? What is Assisting in concealment of stolen property? What is punishment? Section 410, 411, 412, 413 and 414 of Indian Penal Code 1860.

Stolen Property, dishonestly receiving stolen property, dishonestly receiving property stolen in commission of dacoity, habitually dealing in stolen property, assisting in concealment of stolen property are defined under Section 410, 411, 412, 413 and 414 of Indian Penal Code 1860. Provisions under these sections are:

 

Section 410 of Indian Penal Code. "Stolen Property"

 

Property, the possession whereof has been transferred by theft, or by extortion, or by robbery, and property which has been criminally misappropriated or in respect of which criminal breach of trust has been committed, is designed as "stolen property", [whether the transfer has been made, or the misappropriation or breach of trust has been committed, within or without [India]]. But, if such property subsequently comes into the possession of a person legally entitled to the possession thereof, it then ceases to be stolen property.

 Section 411 of Indian Penal Code. "Dishonestly receiving stolen property"

Whoever dishonestly receives or retains any stolen property, knowing or having reason to believe the same to be stolen property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both

STATE AMENDMENT
State of Tamil Nadu:
Section 411 of principal Act shall be renumbered as sub-section (1) of that section and after sub-section (1) as so renumbered, the following subsection shall be added, namely:-

"(2) Whoever dishonestly receives or retains any idol or icon stolen from any building used as a place of worship knowing or having reason to believe the same to be stolen property shall, notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), be punished with rigorous imprisonment which shall not be less than two years but which shall not be less than two thousand rupees:

Provided that the court may, for adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the, judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than two years.".
[vide Tamil Nadu Act 28 of 1993, section 3].

Section 412 of Indian Penal Code. "Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity"

Whoever dishonestly receives or retains any stolen property, the possession whereof he knows or has reason to believe to have been transferred by the commission of dacoity, or dishonestly receives from a person, whom he knows or has reason to believe to belong or to have belonged to a gang of dacoits, property which he knows or has reason to believe to have been stolen, 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 413 of Indian Penal Code. "Habitually dealing in stolen property"

Whoever habitually receives or deals in property which he knows or has reason to believe to be stolen property, shall be punished with 152[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 414 of Indian Penal Code. "Assisting in concealment of stolen property"

Whoever voluntarily assists in concealing or disposing of or making away with property which he knows or has reason to believe to be stolen property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST

Section 405 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is Criminal Breach of Trust?

Section 406, 407, 408 and 409 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is the punishment for Criminal Breach of Trust? What is Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc? What is Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant? What is Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent? What is the punishment?

Section 410, 411, 412, 413 and 414 of Indian Penal Code 1860 - What is stolen property? What is Dishonestly receiving stolen property? What is Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity? What is Habitually dealing in stolen property? What is Assisting in concealment of stolen property? What is punishment?

 

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