SECTION 429 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees

Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 429 in Simple Words
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Whoever commits mischief by killing, poisoning, maiming or rendering useless, any elephant, camel, horse, mule, buffalo, bull, cow or ox, whatever may be the value thereof, of any other animal of the value of fifty rupees or upwards, shall be punished with imprisonment or either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.

IPC 429 in Simple Words

If someone intentionally harms or kills valuable animals like elephants, camels, horses, or animals worth fifty rupees or more, they can be punished with imprisonment up to five years, or fined, or both.

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Offence : Mischief by killing poisoning maiming or rendering useless any elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upwards

Punishment : 5 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

Anyone who commits mischief, by killing, poisoning or maiming any elephant, camel or horse, mule or buffalo, bull or cow, or any animal worth more than fifty rupees, will be punished either with imprisonment or both for a period that may extend to a year.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a 429 act?

Mischief is caused by poisoning, maiming, or rendering useless an elephant, camel or horse of any value, or any other animal worth 50 rupees and above.

What is the punishment for IPC section 428 and 429?

IPC Sections 428 & 429 The punishment for such crimes can be either simple or strict imprisonment, up to two years in length, or a fine. The IPC Section 429 is identical to the IPC Section 428 except it deals with animals valued at fifty rupees or more.

Which section of IPC deals with cow smuggling?

The Indian Penal Code, Section 429.