SECTION 454 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment


Whoever commits lurking house-trespass or house-breaking, in order to the committing of any offence punishable with imprisonment, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine; and if the offence intended to be committed is theft, the term of the imprisonment may be extended to ten years.

Offence : Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment! If the offence be theft!

Punishment : 3 Years + Fine! 10 Years + Fine!

Cognizance : Cognizable! Cognizable!

Bail : Non-Bailable! Non-Bailable!

Triable : Any Magistrate! Magistrate First Class!

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