SECTION 118 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Concealing design to commit offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life



Description of IPC Section 118

According to section 118 of Indian penal code, Whoever intending to facilitate or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby facilitate the commission of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, voluntarily conceals, by any act or illegal omission, the existence of a design to commit such offence or makes any representation which he knows to be false respecting such design:

If offence be committed ? if offence be not committed ? shall, if that offence be committed, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or, if the offence of not committed, with imprisonment of either description, for a term which may extend to three years; and in either case shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, If the offence be committed


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Same As Offence


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Same As Offence



Offence : If the offence be not committed


Punishment : 3 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Same As Offence


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Same As Offence





FAQ's on IPC Section 118


What offence is defined under IPC 118?

IPC 118 Offence: Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, If the offence be committed.


What is the punishment for IPC 118 Case?

The punishment for IPC 118 is 7 Years + Fine.


Is IPC 118 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 118 is a Same As Offence.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 118 offence?

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Is IPC 118 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 118 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 118 be tried?

IPC 118 is tried in the court of Same As Offence.


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