329 of IPC ?
Section 329 of IPC is titled “Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means.” It states that whoever voluntarily causes hurt by means of any instrument for shooting, stabbing or cutting, or any instrument which, used as weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, or by means of fire or any heated substance, or by means of any poison or any corrosive substance, or by means of any explosive substance, or by means of any substance which it is deleterious to the human body to inhale, swallow, or receive into the blood, or by means of any animal, shall be punished with 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.
What is the Punishments under section 329 of IPC ?
The punishment for this offense is imprisonment for a term that may extend to seven years, and/or a fine. The offence under Section 329 IPC is non bailable offence & cognizable offence.
Possibility of bail under section 329 of IPC ?
The possibility of bail in cases involving this section will depend on the specific circumstances of the case and the discretion of the court. In general, bail may be granted if the court believes the accused is not a flight risk and is not likely to interfere with the investigation or tamper with evidence. However, in cases where the offense is considered to be of a serious nature, bail may be denied. Ultimately, the decision on bail is up to the court hearing the case.
Explanation of 329 IPC with example
Example: A and B are in a heated argument and A, in a fit of anger, picks up a knife and uses it to cause injury to B. This action by A would be considered an offence under Section 329 of the Indian Penal Code.