Definition of IPC 457:
Lurking house trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment.
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.
According to Para 1 – Imprisonment for 5 years and fine.
According to Para 2 – Imprisonment for 14 years and fine.