SECTION 438 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive substance


Whoever commits, or attempts to commit, by fire or any explosive substance, such mischief as is described in the last preceding section. shall be punished with imprisonment for life. or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : The mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance

Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

Cognizable : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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