SECTION 425 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Mischief

Last Updated: 01 Dec, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. Description of IPC Section 425
  2. IPC 425 in Simple Words

Description of IPC Section 425

According to section 425 of Indian penal code, Whoever with intent to cause, or knowing that he is likely to cause, wrongful loss or damage to the public or to any person, causes the destruction of any property, or any such change in any property or in the situation thereof as destroys or diminishes its value or utility, or affects it injuriously, commits “mischief”.

IPC 425 in Simple Words

"Mischief" is committed when someone intentionally causes damage or destruction to property, leading to wrongful loss or harm to the public or individuals.

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