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IPC Section 436: Mischief By Fire Or Explosive Substance With Intent To Destroy House, Etc
Whoever commits mischief by fire or any explosive substance, intending to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, the destruction of any building which is ordinarily used as a place of worship or as a human dwelling or as a place for the custody of property, shall be punished with 1 imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
- 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
|Offence||Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house etc.|
|Punishment||Imprisonment for Life, or 10 Years + Fine|
|Triable By||Court of Session|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|