Section 284 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Explained!
The section requires some act being done with any poisonous substance. It must be a rash or negligent act. Human life must be endangered by it, or it must be likely to cause hurt or injury to another person. If such is not the case then there must be an omission, with knowledge or with negligence, to take such order with any substance which he possesses as is sufficient to guard against any probable danger to human life from such poisonous substance.
The offence under this section is cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable, and is triable by any magistrate.