SECTION 460 IPC - Indian Penal Code - All persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night punishable where death or grievous hurt caused by one of them

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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If at the time of the committing of lurking house-trespass by night or house-breaking by night, any person guilty of such offence shall voluntarily cause or attempt to cause death or grievous hurt to any person, every person jointly concerned in committing such lurking house-trespass by night or house-breaking by night, 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.

IPC 460 in Simple Words

If during the act of lurking house-trespass by night or house-breaking by night, any person involved in the offense tries to cause death or serious harm to anyone, all individuals involved in the crime will be punished with life imprisonment or imprisonment for up to ten years, and may also be fined.

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Offence : Death or grievous hurt caused by one of several persons jointly concerned in house-breaking by Night, etc.

Punishment : Imprisonment for Life or 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

If, at the time the lurking house trespass or house breaking by night is committed, the person who commits the offence willfully causes or attempts to cause death to another person or grave injury to anyone, then all those involved in the crime are jointly responsible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 460 and 461 IPC?

The section 460 CrPC covers curable irregularities, while the section 461 CrPC addresses incurable irregularities. Not all irregularities vitiate the criminal trial. Only those irregularities that are illegal penetrate the core of the case, and thus vitiate the proceedings. 10 Mar 2022

What is Section 461 of the IPC?

Anyone who, dishonestly, or in an attempt to cause mischief, opens or unfastens a closed container that contains, or he believes, to contain, property is punished by either imprisonment for up to two years or a fine.

What is IPC section 457?

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