According to section 391 PPC
When five or more persons conjointly commit or attempt to commit a robbery, or where the whole number of persons conjointly committing or attempting to commit a robbery and persons present and aiding such commission or attempt, amount to five or more, every person so committing attempting or aiding is said to commit dacoity.
Punishment for Robbery
According to section 392 PPC
Whoever commits robbery shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three years nor more than ten years and shall also be liable to fine and if the robbery be committed on the highway the imprisonment may be extended to fourteen years.
Punishment for Dacoity
According to section 395 PPC
Whoever commits dacoity shall be punished with imprisonment for life or with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than four years nor more than ten years and shall also be liable to fine
Dacoity is a term used in some countries, particularly in South Asia, to refer to a type of armed robbery that is typically carried out by a group of people, often using firearms or other weapons. Dacoits, as the robbers are known, often target remote and rural areas, and their activities can be a serious problem for law enforcement in some regions. Dacoities can be very violent and often result in injuries or deaths to victims or law enforcement officials who try to stop them. However, many governments have taken steps to combat dacoity through increased police presence, better intelligence gathering, and tougher penalties for those convicted of these crimes. For more info contact us at 0300-8500985 or click the link rb.gy/chcgan