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IPC Section 285: Negligent Conduct With Respect To Fire Or Combustible Matter
Whoever does, with fire or any combustible matter, any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, or knowingly or negligently omits to take such order with any fire or any combustible matter in his possession as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life from such fire or combustible matter,
shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Dealing with fire or any combustible matter so as to endanger human life, etc.
|6 Months or Fine or Both
|Offence is NOT Compoundable