SECTION 307 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Attempt to murder


Whoever does any act with such intention or knowledge, and under such circumstances that, if he by that act caused death, he would be guilty of murder, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine; and, if hurt is caused to any person by such act, the offender shall be liable either to imprisonment for life, or to such punishment as is hereinbefore mentioned.

Attempts by Life Convicts: When any person offending under this section is under sentence of imprisonment for life, he may, if hurt is caused, be punished with death.

Offence : Attempt to murder! If such act causes hurt to any person! Attempt by life-convict to murder, if hurt is caused!

Punishment : 10 Years + Fine! Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine! Death or 10 Years + Fine!

Cognizable : Cognizable! Cognizable! Cognizable!

Bail : Non-Bailable! Non-Bailable! Non-Bailable!

Triable : Court of Session! Court of Session! Court of Session!

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