UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

89. The term unlawful assembly means--
(a) An assembly of five or more persons
(b) An assembly of five or more persons armed with lethal weapons
(c) An assembly of five or more persons with a common object of doing a crime
(d) An assembly of minimum two persons having common intention to commit a crime

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Explanation: Section 141 of Indian Penal Code defines "unlawful assembly". It provides that an assembly of five or more persons is designated an unlawful assembly, if the common object of the persons composing that assembly is told commit the acts mentioned in that section.

UPHJS2018-2
Pre. Exam

14. The term Unlawful assembly means:
(A) An Assembely of five or more persons
(B) An assembly of five or more persons armed with lethal weapons
(C) An assembly of five or more persons with a common object of doing a crime
(D) An assembly of minimum two persons having common intention to commit a crime

Answer and Notes Answer is C




UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

2. The essential ingredient to form an unlawful assembly as defined in Indian Penal Code is :
(a) an assembly of two or more persons with common object of doing a crime
(b) an assembly of five or more persons armed with weapon
(c) an assembly of five or more persons with common object of doing a crime
(d) an assembly of five or more persons disturbing public peace and tranquility

Answer and Notes Answer is C

Explanation : Section 141 of IPC defines an unlawful assembly.


UPHJS2012
Pre. Exam

80. Which one of the following statements is not true?
(A) For an unlawful assembly the number of persons must be five or more.
(B) Mere presence of a person at the scene of offence does not make him a member of an unlawful assembly.
(C) An assembly which was not unlawful when it assembled may subsequently become an unlawful assembly.
(D) When the accused persons are charged for committing mischief and for rioting separately, the acquittal from charge of mischief would entail automatically acquittal from charge of rioting.

Answer and Notes Answer is D