When five or more persons conjointly commit or attempt to commit a robbery, or where the whole number of persons conjointly committing or attempting to commit a robbery, and persons present and aiding such commission or attempt, amount to five or more, every person so committing, attempting or aiding, is said to commit "dacoity".

Simply Put

Whenever five or more persons together commits or attempts to commit an act of robbery or where all the persons together commit or attempt to commit robbery, the persons present and helping amounting to five or more then every person committing the act, helping in the occurrence of the act or attempting to commit the act themselves will be equally held liable for dacoity.

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