INDIAN KANOON SECTION 115 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Abetment of offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life if offence not committed


Description

Whoever abets the commission of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, shall, if that offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment, and no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such abetment, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine;

If act causing harm be done in consequence ? and if any act for which the abettor is liable in consequence of the abetment, and which causes hurt to any person, is done, the abettor shall be liable to imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to fourteen years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Applicable Offences

1. Abetment of an offence, punishable with death or imprisonment for life, If the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment

Punishment - 7 Years + Fine
This is a Non-Bailable, Same As Offence offence and triable by Same As Offence

2. If an act which causes harm to be done in consequence of the abetment

Punishment - 14 Years + Fine
This is a Non-Bailable, 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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