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Section 112 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 112 of The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS):

Petty organised crime.

(1) Whoever, being a member of a group or gang, either singly or jointly, commits any act of theft, snatching, cheating, unauthorised selling of tickets, unauthorised betting or gambling, selling of public examination question papers or any other similar criminal act, is said to commit petty organised crime.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this sub-section "theft" includes trick theft, theft from vehicle, dwelling house or business premises, cargo theft, pick pocketing, theft through card skimming, shoplifting and theft of Automated Teller Machine.

(2) Whoever commits any petty organised crime shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than one year but which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

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Links to important chapters of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS)

General exceptions (Section 14 to Sexual 33 of BNS):

Right of private defence (Section 34 to Section 44 of BNS):

Rape provisions (Section 63 to Section 72 of BNS):

Murder, Culpable Homicide, Abetment to Suicide (Section 98 to Section 108 of BNS):

Kidnapping (Section 135 to Section 144 of BNS):

Theft and Snatching (Section 301 to Section 305 of BNS):

Cheating, Mischief and Trespass (Section 316 to Section 332 of BNS):

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