SECTION 457 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment



Description of IPC Section 457

According to section 457 of Indian penal code, Whoever commits lurking house-trespass by night, or house-breaking by night 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 five 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 fourteen years.

Offence : Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment


Punishment : 5 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : If the offence is theft


Punishment : 14 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 457


What offence is defined under IPC 457?

IPC 457 Offence: Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to the commission of an offence punishable with imprisonment.


What is the punishment for IPC 457 Case?

The punishment for IPC 457 is 5 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 457 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 457 is a Cognizable.


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Is IPC 457 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 457 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 457 be tried?

IPC 457 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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