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Section 438 IPC Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance

Section 438 of Indian Penal Code 1860: Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance

Whoever commits, or attempts to commit, by fire or any explosive substance, such mischief as is described in the last preceding section, shall be punished with 1 [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.

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1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
 

 

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