SECTION 398 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

Table of Contents

  1. IPC 398 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 398 related FAQs
If, at the time of attempting to commit robbery or dacoity, the offender is armed with any deadly weapon, the imprisonment with which such offender shall be punished shall not be less than seven years.

IPC 398 in Simple Words

If a person attempts to commit robbery or dacoity and is armed with a deadly weapon, they will be punished with imprisonment of at least seven years.

LawRato 641+ Lawyers are online

Connect with a criminal lawyer in one minute

Offence : Attempt to commit robbery or Dacoity when armed with deadly weapons

Punishment : Rigorous Imprisonment for not less than 7 Years

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

Section 398. Armed with a deadly weapon, attempt to commit robbery. If the offender was armed with a deadly weapon when he attempted to commit robbery, or dacoity then the punishment for such an offender will not be less than 7 years.

Comments by Users

No Comments! Be the first one to comment.

Find the best lawyer for IPC Section 398 charges

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 398 of IT Act?

The Certifying Authority shall issue a digital signature certification to any person who is authorized for the authentication of electronic forms, documents, applications, etc. that are required to comply with the Act and its rules. This certificate may not be used for any other purpose.

What is Section 392 of the IPC?

Description. Robbers are punished by ten years of imprisonment and a fine. If the crime is committed between sunset and dawn, the sentence can be increased to fourteen years.

What is Section 397?

Robbery, dacoity or a deliberate attempt to cause serious injury or death.

What is Section 394?

In the event that a person intentionally causes harm in committing robbery or in trying to commit it, they, along with any other persons involved in the robbery or attempt, will be punished by imprisonment for life or by rigorous imprisonment lasting up to ten year.