Criminal force IPC – Criminal force definition in IPC
[See: section 350 IPC]
Whoever intentionally uses force to any person, without that person’s consent:
1. in order to the committing of any offence, or
2. intending by the use of such force to cause, or knowing it to be likely that by the use of such force he will cause injury, fear or annoyance to the person to whom the force is used,
is said to use criminal force to that other.