Definition of IPC 457:Indian Penal Code IPC-457

Lurking house trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.

Classification :

According to Para 1 – This section is Non-bailable, Cognizable and Non-compoundable.

According to Para 2 – This section is Non-bailable and Cognizable.

Triable By :

Magistrate of the first class.

Punishment :

According to Para 1 – Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.

According to Para 2 – Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.