SECTION 322 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Voluntarily causing grievous hurt

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 322

According to section 322 of Indian penal code, Whoever voluntarily causes hurt, if the hurt which he intends to cause or knows himself to be likely to cause is grievous hurt, and if the hurt which he causes is grievous hurt, is said “voluntarily to cause grievous hurt”.

IPC 322 in Simple Words

Section 322 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone intentionally causes severe injuries, and those injuries turn out to be severe, they are considered to have 'voluntarily caused grievous hurt'.

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