Section 327. Robbery

The penalty for robbery shall be applied to any person who with intent to obtain an illicit gain for himself/herself or others uses violence against a person, renders him/her defenceless, or by way of threats causes serious fear of violence against a person, and thereby
  1. a.
    seizes possession of someone else's property, or
  2. b.
    compels a person to act in a manner which leads to loss or risk of loss for him/her or a person he/she acts for.
The penalty for robbery is imprisonment for a term not exceeding six years.