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IPC Section 430: Mischief By Injury To Works Of Irrigation Or By Wrongfully Diverting Water
Whoever commits mischief by doing any act which causes, or which he knows to be likely to cause, a diminution of the supply of water for agricultural purposes, or for food or drink for human beings or for animals which are property, or for cleanliness or for carrying on any manufacture, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both.
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|Offence||Mischief by killing poisoning maiming or rendering useless any elephant, camel, horse, etc., whatever may be its value or any other animal of the value of 50 rupees or upwards|
|Punishment||5 Years or Fine or Both|
Magistrate First Class
|Offence Compoundable||The owner of the cattle or animal|