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IPC Section 462: Punishment For Same Offence When Committed By Person Entrusted With Custody
Whoever, being entrusted with any closed receptacle which contains or which he believes to contain property, without having authority to open the same, dishonestly, or with intent to commit mischief, breaks open or unfastens that receptacle, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
-Text In Indian Penal Code
|Offence||Being entrusted with any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain any property, and fraudulently opening the same|
|Punishment||3 Years or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|