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SECTION 401 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves


Last Updated: 01 Mar, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 401
  2. IPC 401 in Simple Words
  3. IPC Section 401 related FAQs

Description of IPC Section 401

According to section 401 of Indian penal code, Whoever, at any time after the passing of this Act, shall belong to any wandering or other gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing theft or robbery, and not being a gang of thugs or dacoits, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 401 in Simple Words

If someone belongs to a wandering or other gang associated with the habitual purpose of committing theft or robbery (not being a gang of thugs or dacoits), they can be punished with rigorous imprisonment for up to seven years and fined.

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Whoever, at any time after the passing of this Act, shall belong to any wandering or other gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing theft or robbery, and not being a gang of thugs or dacoits, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall ...


Offence : Belonging to a wandering gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing thefts


Punishment : Rigorous Imprisonment for 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





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What is Section 407 of the IPC?

Whoever, being entrusted with property as a carrier, wharfinger or warehouse-keeper, commits criminal breach of trust, in respect of such 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.

What is Sec 400 of IPC?

Whoever, at any time after the passing of this Act, shall belong to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing dacoity, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

What is IPC 501?

Whoever prints or engraves any matter, knowing or having good reason to believe that such matter is defamatory of any person, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.