What is the distinction between robbery and dacoity? 2 Answers as of March 02, 2012

What is the distinction between robbery and dacoity?

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'Dacoity' is armed robbery in India (goggle it ) Armed robbery in Louisiana once carried a life sentence ...the penalty has been reduced,significantly (5 to 30 years, with no probation or suspension of sentence ...) ... one reason for the reduction years ago was that the robber simply murdered his victim, thereby eliminating the eye witness to the crime Armed Robbery is of course, a more serious offense that Robbery ... Robbery is La. R.S. 14:65 and it ... the' taking of something of value from the person of another, ... Armed Robbery is the same , but is ...robbery, while armed with a dangerous weapon ... a dangerous weapon can be many things - a gun, of course, a knife, a lead pipe , even a object like a nail or a pin ...
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 3/2/2012
Law Office of Michael R. Garber
Law Office of Michael R. Garber | Michael R. Garber
Robbery can be by one person. Dacoity is robbery by a gang.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 2/16/2012
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