SECTION 326A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.[1]


Description of IPC Section 326A

According to section 326A of Indian penal code, Whoever causes permanent or partial damage or deformity to, or bums or maims or disfigures or disables, any part or parts of the body of a person or causes grievous hurt by throwing acid on or by administering acid to that person, or by using any other means with the intention of causing or with the knowledge that he is likely to cause such injury or hurt, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than ten years but which may extend to imprisonment for life, and with fine;

Provided that such fine shall be just and reasonable to meet the medical expenses of the treatment of the victim;

Provided further that any fine imposed under this section shall be paid to the victim.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc.

Punishment : 10 years to Life + Fine paid to the victim

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-bailable

Triable : Court of Session

FAQ's on IPC Section 326A

What offence is defined under IPC 326A?

IPC 326A Offence: Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid, etc..

What is the punishment for IPC 326A Case?

The punishment for IPC 326A is 10 years to Life + Fine paid to the victim.

Is IPC 326A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 326A is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 326A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 326A is a Non-bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 326A be tried?

IPC 326A is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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