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Asked on: 7/18/13, 5:40 am

If a movable property is given to a person to keep it in his safe custody,and he misplaces or sales it.does it amount to criminal breach of trust under section405 of ipc if not what is the persons liability

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Answered on: 7/18/13, 6:26 am by Sudershan Goel

Depending upon the contract between the parties, you may be entitled to demand return of the property and on refusal, file a suit for recovery. Every misplacement / sale / refusal to return may not amount to criminal breach of trust.


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Answered on: 7/18/13, 9:57 pm by KarVai Legal Solutions

depends upon the power of attorney issued in favor of the custodian.

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Adv. Rajiv


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