351. Assault. Whoever makes any gesture, or any preparation intending or knowing it to be likely that such gesture or preparation will cause any person present to apprehend that he who makes that gesture or preparation is about to use criminal force to that person, is said to commit anKEEP READING

360. Kidnapping from India. Whoever conveys any person beyond the limits of India without the consent of that person, or of some person legally authorised to consent on behalf of that person, is said to kidnap that person from India. Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematicKEEP READING

362. Abduction. Whoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces, any person to go from any place, is said to abduct that person. COMMENTS It is well known that the ingredients of the two offences—‘kidnapping’ and ‘abduction’— are entirely different. These are two distinct offences; Abhaya Jena v.KEEP READING

354. Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty. Whoever assaults or uses criminal force to any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term whichKEEP READING

147. Punishment for rioting. Whoever is guilty of rioting, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both. CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE Punishment—Imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both—Cognizable—Bailable— Triable by any Magistrate—Non-compoundable. COMMENTS The Sub-InspectorKEEP READING

Section 53 IPC. Punishment. The punishments to which offenders are liable under the provisions of this Code are- First – Death; Secondly – Imprisonment for life; Thirdly [Omitted by Act 17 of 1949] Fourthly – Imprisonment, which is of two descriptions, namely- (1) Rigorous, that is, with hard labour; (2) Simple; Fifthly – ForfeitureKEEP READING

Section 307 IPC. Attempt to murder. Whoever does any act with such intention or knowledge, and under such circumstances that, if he by that act caused death, he would be guilty of murder, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years,KEEP READING

Section 211 of the Indian Penal Code – False charge of offence made with intent to injure Whoever, with intent to cause injury to any person, institutes or causes to be instituted any criminal proceeding against that person, or falsely charges any person with having committed an offence, knowing thatKEEP READING

363A. Kidnapping or maiming a minor for purposes of begging (1) Whoever kidnaps any minor or, not being the lawful guardian of a minor, obtains the custody of the minor, in order that such minor may be employed or used for the purpose of begging shall be punishable with imprisonmentKEEP READING

1. Title and extent of operation of the Code. This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall extend to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. (The words “except the State of Jammu and Kashmir” omitted by Act 34 of 2019, s. 95KEEP READING

2. Punishment of offences committed within India. Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Code and not otherwise for every act or omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which, he shall be guilty within India.  Read Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a better and systematic way. ReadKEEP READING

3. Punishment of offences committed beyond but which by law may be tried within India. Any person liable, by any Indian law to be tried for an offence committed beyond India shall be dealt with according to the provisions of this Code for any act committed beyond India in theKEEP READING

4. Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences. The provisions of this Code apply also to any offence committed by- (1) any citizen of India in any place without and beyond India; (2) any person on any ship or aircraft registered in India wherever it may be. (3) any person in anyKEEP READING

5. Certain laws not to be affected by this Act. Nothing in this Act shall affect the provisions of any Act for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers, soldiers, sailors or airmen in the service of the Government of India or the provisions of any special or local law. ReadKEEP READING

6. Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions. Throughout this Code every definition of an offence, every penal provision, and every illustration of every such definition or penal provision, shall be understood subject to the exceptions contained in the Chapter entitled “General Exceptions“, though these exceptions areKEEP READING