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



Description of IPC Section 326B

Whoever throws or attempts to throw acid on any person or attempts to administer acid to any person, or attempts to use any other means, with the intention of causing permanent or partial damage or deformity or bums or maiming or disfigurement or disability or grievous hurt to that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than five years but which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Explanations

  1. For the purposes of section 326A and this section, ?acid? includes any substance which has acidic or corrosive character or burning nature, that is capable of causing bodily injury leading to scars or disfigurement or temporary or permanent disability.
  2. For the purposes of section 326A and this section, permanent or partial damage or deformity shall not be required to be irreversible.

1 Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

Offence : Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid


Punishment : 5 to 7 years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 326B


What offence is defined under IPC 326B?

IPC 326B Offence: Voluntarily throwing or attempting to throw acid.


What is the punishment for IPC 326B Case?

The punishment for IPC 326B is 5 to 7 years + Fine.


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

IPC 326B is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 326B offence?

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Is IPC 326B bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 326B is a Non-bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 326B be tried?

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



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