A person abets an offence within the meaning of this Code who, in India, abets the commission of any act without and beyond India which would constitute an offence if committed in India.


  1. A, in India, instigates B, a foreigner in Goa, to commit a murder in Goa, A is guilty of abetting murder.

Section 108A IPC Explanation:

Any person in India if instigates another person to commit an act whether in India or outside, will be considered abettor and the act would be contemplated as abetment as if it was committed in India.


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