Section 392 of the Pakistan Penal Code deals with the offense of robbery. It states:APNA QANOON

Section 392 of the Pakistan Penal Code deals with the offense of robbery. 

392. Robbery.

“Whoever, at any place, commits robbery, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.”

Robbery is defined as the taking of property from another person, without that person’s consent, and using force or threatening to use force. It is a more serious offense than theft, which does not involve the use of force or threat of force.

Case Law with Bail Confirmation

Cr. Bail Application No. S-18 of 2022 (High Court of Sindh)

Applicant: Muhammad Usman alias Dado son of Muhammad Saleh, Abro.

State: Through Mr. Zulifqar Ali Jatoi, Additional Prosecutor General.

Date of hearing: 24.01.2022.

Date of decision: 24.01.2022.


  • The applicant was accused of robbing a person of Rs. 23,000/- and a mobile phone.
  • He filed a pre-arrest bail application, which was initially granted by the court.
  • The state challenged the pre-arrest bail in the High Court.

Court’s decision:

  • The High Court confirmed the pre-arrest bail granted to the applicant.
  • The court noted that the applicant had cooperated with the investigation and there was no evidence to suggest that he was a flight risk.


  • The court balanced the seriousness of the offense against the individual’s right to liberty.
  • The court concluded that in this case, the applicant’s right to liberty outweighed the state’s interest in keeping him in custody.

It is important to note that this is just one example of a case where bail was granted in a robbery case. The outcome of any bail application will depend on the specific facts and circumstances of the case.

Here are some other relevant cases where bail was confirmed for robbery:

  • Cr. Bail Application No. 1773 of 2016 (High Court of Sindh)
  • Criminal Appeal No. 249 of 2021 (Supreme Court of Pakistan)
  • Cr. Bail Application No. 408-L/2021 (Supreme Court of Pakistan)

Disclaimer: This information is for general knowledge only and is not a substitute for legal advice. If you are facing charges of robbery, you should consult with a lawyer to discuss your specific case.

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