Related Rule
India
Practice Relating to Rule 52. Pillage
Under India’s Army Act (1950), “any person subject to this Act who … breaks into any house or other place in search of plunder … shall, on conviction by court-martial, [be punished]”. 
India, Army Act, 1950, Section 36.
The Act also criminalizes offences against the property or person of any inhabitant of, or resident in, the country in which a soldier is serving. 
India, Army Act, 1950, Section 64.
India’s Assam Rifles Act (2006) provides that it is an offence to break “into any house or other place in search of plunder”. 
India, Assam Rifles Act, 2006, Section 23(b).
India’s Sashastra Seema Bal Act (2007) states that it is an offence to break “into any house or other place in search of plunder”. 
India, Sashastra Seema Bal Act, 2007, Section 18(b).
According to the Report on the Practice of India, acts of pillage committed by a civilian in relation to a foreign national may amount to extortion or robbery and are, as such, “punishable under the law of the land”. 
Report on the Practice of India, 1997, Answers to additional questions on Chapter 2.3.