SECTION 380 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Theft in dwelling house, etc.

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 380

According to section 380 of Indian penal code, Whoever commits theft in any building, tent or vessel, which building, tent or vessel is used as a human dwelling, or used for the custody of property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Offence : Theft in a building, tent or vessel

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 380?

IPC 380 Offence: Theft in a building, tent or vessel.

What is the punishment for IPC 380 Case?

The punishment for IPC 380 is 7 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 380 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 380 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 380 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 380 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 380 be tried?

IPC 380 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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