Section 334 BNS – Section 334 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 334 BNS or Section 334 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Dishonestly breaking open receptacle containing property.

Section 334 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XVII OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act


Definition of Section 334 BNS

(1) Whoever dishonestly or with intent to commit mischief, breaks open or unfastens any closed receptacle which contains or which he believes to contain property, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

(2) 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.




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