Provision

Whoever, except in the case provided for by section 335, voluntarily causes grievous hurt by means of any instrument for shooting, stabbing or cutting, or any instrument which, used as a 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, to swallow, or to 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.


Simply Put

This section means if any person causes grevious hurt (other then what are mentioned under section 335) by shooting, stabbing or cutting anything which can be used as a weapon of offence which can cause death if used upon any person, or by means of any heated substance, or any poison or any corrosive or explosive substance, which is harmful for human body to inhale, to swallow, or receive into blood, or by means of any animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for a period of time which can extend to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine.



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