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IPC Section 431: Mischief By Injury To Public Road, Bridge, River Or Channel
Whoever commits mischief by doing any act which renders or which he knows to be likely to render any public road, bridge, navigable river or navigable channel, natural or artificial, impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property, 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 injury to public road, bridge, navigable river, or navigable channel and rendering it impassable or less safe for travelling or conveying property|
|Punishment||5 Years or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Magistrate First Class|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|