Difference between Assault & Affray

Difference between Assault & Affray

Difference between Assault & Affray

  • ASSAULT –
  1. The offense of assault can take place anywhere, i.e, in a public or a private place.
  2. Assault is  an offense which is committed against an individual.
  3. The offense of assault is punishable with imprisonment.
  4. Assault may be committed by one or more individual.

 

  • AFFRAY –
  1. Affray can be committed either at a public place or a private place.
  2. It is an offense against the public peace.
  3. Affray is punishable with imprisonment.
  4. The offense of affray must be committed by two or more persons.

 

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