SECTION 268 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public nuisance

IPC Section-268

Description of IPC Section 268

According to section 268 of Indian penal code, A person is guilty of a public nuisance who does any act or is guilty of an illegal omission which causes any common injury, danger or annoyance to the public or to the people in general who dwell or occupy property in the vicinity, or which must necessarily cause injury, obstruction, danger or annoyance to persons who may have occasion to use any public right.

A common nuisance is not excused on the ground that it causes some convenience or advantage.

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