SECTION 124A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sedition

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 124A

According to section 124A of Indian penal code, Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards, the Government established by law in India, a shall be punished with imprisonment for life, to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment which may extend to three years, to which fine may be added, or with fine.

Offence : Sedition

Punishment : Imprisonment for Life + Fine or 3 Years + Fine or Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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What offence is defined under IPC 124A?

IPC 124A Offence: Sedition.

What is the punishment for IPC 124A Case?

The punishment for IPC 124A is Imprisonment for Life + Fine or 3 Years + Fine or Fine.

Is IPC 124A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 124A is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 124A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 124A is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 124A be tried?

IPC 124A is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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