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IPC Section 120B: Punishment Of Criminal Conspiracy
1 120B. Punishment of criminal conspiracy.–(1) Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable with death, 2[imprisonment for life] or rigorous imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards, shall, where no express provision is made in this Code for the punishment of such a conspiracy, be punished in the same manner as if he had abetted such offence.
(2) Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy other than a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable as aforesaid shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding six months, or with fine or with both.
2. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation” (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
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|Offence||Criminal conspiracy to commit an offence, Punishable with death, imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for a term of 2 Years or upwards||Any other criminal conspiracy|
|Punishment||Same As For Abetment of that Offence||6 Months or Fine or Both|
|Cognizance||Same As Offence||Non-Cognizable|
|Bail||Same As Offence||Bailable|
|Triable By||Same As Offence||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|