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INDIAN KANOON SECTION 109 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence and where no express provision is made for its punishment

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    Whoever abets any offence shall, if the act abetted is committed in consequence of the abetment, and no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such abetment, be punished with the punishment provided for the offence.


    Applicable Offences

    Abetment of any offence, if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment
    Punishment - Same As Offence
    This is a Same As Offence, Same As Offence offence and triable by Same As Offence

    This offence in NOT compoundable.


    1.If an offence is cognizable, police has the authority to arrest the accused without a warrant and to start an investigation with or without the permission of a court. Otherwise police does not have the authority to arrest the accused without a warrant and an investigation cannot be initiated without a court order.

    2.If an offience is bailable, police has the authority to release the accused on bail on getting the defined surety amount along with a duly filled bail bond at the concerned police station. Otherwise arrested person has to apply for bail before a magistrate or court

    3. If an offence is compoundable, a compromise can be done between the accused and the victim, and a trial can be avoided. Otherwise, No compromise is allowed between the accused and the victim except under certain situations, where the High Court or the Supreme Court have the authority for quashing a matter.

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