Whoever intending to facilitate or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby facilitate the commission of an offence punishable with death or 1 [imprisonment for life],
2 [voluntarily conceals by any act or illegal omission, or by the use of encryption or any other information hiding tool, the existence of a design] to commit such offence or makes any representation which he knows to be false respecting such design, if offence be committed;
if offence be not committed.- shall, if that offence be committed, be
punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend
to seven years, or, if the offence be not committed, with imprisonment of
either description, for a term which may extend to three years; and in
either case shall also be liable to fine.
A, knowing that dacoity is about to be committed at B, falsely informs the Magistrate that a dacoity is about to be committed at C, a place in an opposite direction, and thereby misleads the Magistrate with intent to facilitate the commission of the offence. The dacoity is committed at B in pursuance of the design. A is punishable under this section.
1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
2. Subs. by Act 10 of 2009,
s. 51, for "voluntarily conceals, by any act or illegal omission, the
existence of a design" (w.e.f. 27-10-2009).
Section 106 Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person
Section 107 Abetment of a thing
Section 108A Abetment in Indian of offences outside India
Section 109 Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence and when no express provision is made for its punishment
Section 110 Punishment of abetment if person abetted does act with different intention from that of abettor
Sector 111 Liability of abettor when one act abetted and different act done
Section 112 Abettor when liable to cumulative punishment for act abetted and for act done
Section 113 Liability of abettor for an effect caused by the act abetted different from that intended by the abettor
Section 114 Abettor present when offence is committed
Section 115 Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life.-if offence not committed, if act causing harm be done in consequence.
Section 116 Abetment of offence punishable with imprisonment, if offence be not committed. if abettor or person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent offence
Section 117 Abetting commission of offence by the public or by more than ten persons
Section 118 Concealing design to commit offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life
Section 119 Public servant concealing design to commit offence which it is his duty to prevent
Section 120 Concealing design to commit offence punishable with imprisonment