XI. HOW THE GUJARAT GOVERNMENT BROKE THE LAW

 

Violation of the Indian Penal Code

In addition to a breach of Constitutional provisions, the atrocities committed by the accussed as enumerated above are punishable under a number of sections of the Indian Penal Code, 1960 as given below: 

Sr. No.

Applicable section of the IPC

Offence Committed

1.

S. 120 B read with S. 302

Conspiracy and abetment to commit multiple offences of murder

2.

S. 177

Furnishing false information

3.

S. 295

Injuring and defiling a place of worship

4.

S. 295 A

Outraging religious belief

5.

S. 506

Criminal intimidation

6.

S. 199

False statement evidence

7.

S. 203

Giving false information about offences committed

8.

S. 186

Obstructing public servant in the discharge of his duties

9.

S. 187

Omission to assist public servant

10.

S. 153 A

Promoting enimity between peoples on the grounds of religion

11.

S. 298

Uttering words to wound religious feelings

12.

S. 166

Disobeying the law with the intent to cause injury to any person