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SECTION 453 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking


Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 453 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 453 related FAQs
Whoever commits lurking house-trespass or house-breaking, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 453 in Simple Words

If someone commits lurking house-trespass or house-breaking, they can be punished with imprisonment for up to two years, and may also be fined.


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Offence : Lurking house trespass or house-breaking


Punishment : 2 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



453. Punishment for house-trespassing or house-breaking while hiding. Anyone who commits lurking trespass, or breaks into a house, will be punished by imprisonment for up to two years. They may also be fined.





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Frequently Asked Questions


Is Section 452 IPC bailable or not?

Punishment under Section 452 IPC This offence can be tried by any magistrate, is not bailable and does not require a judge to decide it. This offence does not fall under the category of compoundable offenses. 21 February 2022


What is IPC section 457?

Section 457: House-breaking or trespassing by night to commit an offence punishable by imprisonment.


What is Section 455 of IPC?

IPC 455 in Simple Words A person who commits a lurking house trespass, house breaking, or assaults, restrains, or threatens anyone with the intent to harm them, can be sentenced to imprisonment of up to 10 years and fined. 1 Dec 2023


What do you mean by lurking house trespass?

Description. Looming house-trespass is committed by someone who conceals a house-trespass in order to avoid being identified or removed from the building or vessel that is the object of the trespass.