Offences Against Property

Theft

Offences Sections

Theft ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 378
Punishment for theft ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 379
Theft in dwelling-house, etc. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 380
Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master ………………………………………….. 381
Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint, in order to the 382
committing of the theft ………………………………………………………………………………………….
Extortion
Offences Sections
Extortion …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 383
Punishment for extortion ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 384
Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion ……………………………………………. 385
Extortion by putting a person fear of death or grievous hurt …………………………………………….. 386
Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt, in order to commit extortion …………….. 387
Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment 388
for life, etc. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion ……………………. 389
Robbery and Dacoity
Offences Sections
Robbery – 390
When theft is robbery; …………………………………………………………………………………………..
When extortion is robbery ……………………………………………………………………………………..
Dacoity …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 391
Punishment for robbery …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 392
Attempt to commit robbery ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 393
Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery ………………………………………………………………… 394
Punishment for dacoity …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 395
Dacoity with murder …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 396
Robbery or dacoity, with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt …………………………………… 397
Attempt to commit robbery or dacoity when armed with deadly weapon ……………………….. 398
Making preparation to commit dacoity …………………………………………………………………………….. 399
Punishment for belonging to gang of dacoits ……………………………………………………………………. 400
Punishment for belonging to gang of thieves ……………………………………………………………………. 401
Assembling for purpose of committing dacoity …………………………………………………………………. 402
Criminal Misappropriation of Property
Offences Sections
Dishonest misappropriation of property ………………………………………………………………………….. 403
Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by deceased person at the time of his 404
death ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Criminal Breach of Trust
Offences Sections
Criminal breach of trust …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 405
Punishment for criminal breach of trust …………………………………………………………………………… 406
Criminal breach of trust by carrier, etc. ……………………………………………………………………………. 407
Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant ……………………………………………………………………… 408
Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent …………………… 409
The Receiving of Stolen Property
Offences Sections
Stolen property ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 410
Dishonestly receiving stolen property ……………………………………………………………………………… 411
Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a dacoity ……………………………… 412
Habitually dealing in stolen property ……………………………………………………………………………….. 413
Assisting in concealment of stolen property …………………………………………………………………….. 414
Cheating
Offences Sections
Cheating ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 415
Cheating by personation ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 416
Punishment for cheating ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 417
Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may ensue to person whose interest 418
Offender is bound to protect …………………………………………………………………………………….
Punishment for cheating by personation …………………………………………………………………………… 419
Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property ……………………………………………………. 420
Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property
Offences Sections
Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution 421
among creditors ………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing debt being available for creditors ……………………… 422
Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing false statement of 423
consideration ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property …………………………………………. 424
Mischief
Offences Sections
Mischief …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 425
Punishment for mischief ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 426
Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees ………………………………………………….. 427
Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees ……………………………………. 428
Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty 429
rupees ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water ……………………….. 430
Mischief by injury to public road, bridge, river or channel ……………………………………………….. 431
Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage attended with damage .. 432
Mischief by destroying, moving or rendering less useful a light-house or sea-mark …………. 433
Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a land-mark fixed by public authority …………………. 434
Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of 435
one hundred or (in case of agricultural produce) ten rupees ………………………………..
Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc. ……………………….. 436
Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or one of twenty tons 437
burden …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Punishment for the mischief described in section 437 committed by fire or explosive 438
substance ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Punishment for intentionally running vessel aground or ashore with intent to commit 439
theft, etc. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Mischief committed after preparation made for causing death or hurt ……………………………… 440
Criminal Trespass
Offences Sections
Criminal trespass ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 441
House- trespass ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 442
Lurking house- trespass ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 443
Lurking house- trespass by night ………………………………………………………………………………………. 444
House-breaking ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 445
House-breaking by night ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 446
Punishment for criminal trespass …………………………………………………………………………………….. 447
Punishment for house-trespass ………………………………………………………………………………………… 448
House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death ………………………………….. 449
House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life ………….. 450
House-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment ……………………… 451
House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault, or wrongful restraint …………………………. 452
Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking ………………………………………………… 453
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable 454
with imprisonment …………………………………………………………………………………………….
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful 455
restraint ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Punishment for lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night ………………………………… 456
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable 457
with imprisonment ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
Lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night after preparation for hurt, assault or 458
wrongful restraint ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking ………….. 459
All persons jointly concerned in lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night 460
punishable where death or grievous hurt caused by one of them ……………………….
Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property ………………………………………………… 461
Punishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody …………… 462