IPC Section 396: Dacoity With Murder

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IPC Section 396: Dacoity With Murder

If any one of five or more persons, who are conjointly committing dacoity, commits murder in so committing dacoity, every one of those persons shall be punished with death, or 1 imprisonment for life, or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


  1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation for life” (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).

-Text In Indian Penal Code

OffenceMurder in Dacoity
Death, Imprisonment for Life, or Rigorous Imprisonment for 10 Years + Fine
Triable ByCourt of Session
Offence CompoundableOffence is NOT Compoundable

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