Punishment For Theft

What is the punishment for theft in India?
Posted 1 year ago  | 
Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense

2 Answer(s)

Deepika Gill
Advocate

For the offence of theft there is punishment of imprisonment of either description which may extend to 3 years, with fine, or both according to the Indian Penal Code. The offence of theft is even though cognizable and non-bailable it is compoundable.

Deepika Gill
Advocate

For the offence of theft there is punishment of imprisonment of either description which may extend to 3 years, with fine, or both according to the Indian Penal Code. The offence of theft is even though cognizable and non-bailable it is compoundable.