Abetting commission of offence by the public or by more than ten persons is defined under section 117 of ipc. Provisions under IPC section 117 explained here:
What is Section 117 IPC:
Whoever abets the commission of an offence by the public generally or by any number or class of persons exceeding ten, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
- A affixes in a public place a placard instigating a sect consisting of more than ten members to meet at a certain time and place, for the purpose of attacking the members of an adverse sect, while engaged in a procession. A has committed the offence defined in this section.
CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCE
Punishment – Imprisonment for 3 years , or fine, or both— According as offence abetted is cognizable or non cognizable – According as offence abetted is bailable or non-bailable — Triable by court by which offence abetted is triable–Non-compoundable.
Section 117 IPC Explanation:
If public or more than ten persons abets the commission of an offence then they will be imprisoned for a term that may extend up to three years or with fine or with fine and imprisonment both.