SECTION 116 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Abetment of offence punishable with imprisonment--if offence be not committed



Description of IPC Section 116

Whoever abets an offence punishable with imprisonment shall, if that offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment, and no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such abetment, be punished with imprisonment of any description provided for that offence for a term which may extend to one-fourth part of the longest term provided for that offence;
or with such fine as is provided for that offence, or with both;

If abettor or person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent offence ? and if the abettor or the person abetted is a public servant, whose duty it is to prevent the commission of such offence, the abettor shall be punished with imprisonment of any description provided for that offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the longest term provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Offence : Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, If the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment


Punishment : One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Same As Offence


Bail : Same As Offence


Triable : Same As Offence



Offence : If the abettor or the person abetted be a public servant whose duty it is to prevent the offence


Punishment : Half of Offence or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Same As Offence


Bail : Same As Offence


Triable : Same As Offence





FAQ's on IPC Section 116


What offence is defined under IPC 116?

IPC 116 Offence: Abetment of an offence, punishable with imprisonment, If the offence be not committed in consequence of the abetment.


What is the punishment for IPC 116 Case?

The punishment for IPC 116 is One-Fourth of Offence or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 116 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 116 is a Same As Offence.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 116 offence?

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Is IPC 116 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 116 is a Same As Offence offence.


In what court can IPC 116 be tried?

IPC 116 is tried in the court of Same As Offence.


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