SECTION 120A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Definition of criminal conspiracy

Last Updated: 01 May, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 120A

According to section 120A of Indian penal code, When two or more persons agree to do, or cause to be done:

  1. an illegal act, or
  2. an act which is not illegal by illegal means, such an agreement is designated a criminal conspiracy;

Provided that no agreement except an agreement to commit an offence shall amount to a criminal conspiracy unless some act besides the agreement is done by one or more parties to such agreement in pursuance thereof.

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