(a) commit, in or near such village

(a) The permanent or temporary residence of any notorious receiver or vendor of stolen property in or near such village;

(b) The resort to any place within, or the passage through, such village of any person whom he knows, or reasonably suspects, to be a thug, robber, escaped convict or proclaimed offender;

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(c) The commission of, or intention to commit, in or near such village any non-bailable offence or any offence punishable under Section 143, Section 144, Section 145, Section 147, or Section 148 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860;

(d) The occurrence in or near such village of any sudden or unnatural death or of any death under suspicious circumstances or the discovery in or near such village of any corpse or part of a corpse, in circumstances which lead to a reasonable suspicion that such a death has occurred or the disappearance from such village of any person in circumstances which lead to a reasonable suspicion that a non-bailable offence has been committed in respect of such person;

(e) The commission of, or intention to commit, at any place out of India near such village any act which, if committed in India, would be an offence punishable under any of the following sections of the Indian Penal Code, namely, 231 to 238, 302, 304, 382, 392 to 399, 402, 435, 436, 449, 450, 457 to 460, 489-A, 489-B, 489-C and 489-D;

(f) Any matter likely to affect the maintenance of the order or the prevention of crime or the safety of person or property respecting which the District Magistrate, by general or special order made with the previous sanction of the State Government, has directed him to communicate information.

Here ‘village’ includes village-lands and the expression ‘proclaimed offender’ includes any person proclaimed as an offender by any Court or authority in any territory in India to which this Code does not extend, in respect of any act which, if committed in the territories to which this Code extends, would be an offence punishable under any of the following Sections of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, namely, 302, 304, 382, 392 to 399, 402, 435, 436, 449, 450 and 457 to 460.