SECTION 351 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Assault

Last Updated: 01 Oct, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 351

According to section 351 of Indian penal code, Whoever makes any gesture, or any preparation intending or knowing it to be likely that such gesture or preparation will cause any person present to apprehend that he who makes that gesture or preparation is about to use criminal force to that person, is said to commit an assault.

IPC 351 in Simple Words

Section 351 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone makes a gesture or prepares to use criminal force in a way that causes another person to fear an imminent attack, they are considered to have committed an assault.

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