SECTION 435 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce) ten rupees

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 435 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 435 related FAQs
Whoever commits mischief by fire or any explosive substance intending to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, damage to any property to the amount of one hundred rupees or upwards or (where the property is agricultural produce) ten rupees or upwards, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 435 in Simple Words

If someone intentionally causes damage to property using fire or explosive substances, and the value of the damage is 100 rupees or more (or 10 rupees or more in the case of agricultural produce), they may be punished with imprisonment for up to seven years and may also be fined.

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Offence : Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to an amount of 100 rupees or upwards, or, in case of agricultural produce, 10 rupees or upwards

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

The intent is to damage agricultural products or 100 rupees by using fire or explosive substances. Fine and 7-year prison sentence. First-class magistrate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 435 law?

Anyone who commits mischief with fire or explosive substances intending or knowing that it is likely to occur, will be punished by imprisonment for a period of up to one year.

What is IPC 435 and 436?

IPC 435 deals with destruction of property, mainly movables. Sec. The Section 436 deals with destruction of immovable properties such as buildings, temples, godowns, etc. Case: Fire incident occurred in an uncovered pillared building covered with Tin/Esbastes sheet. 15 Nov 2010

What is the IPC 425?

Mischief is committed by anyone who, with the intent to cause or knowing that they are likely to cause, harm to others or themselves, destroys property, or changes the value or utility of property, or damages it in any way.