SECTION 129 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant negligently suffering such prisoner to escape

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 129

According to section 129 of Indian penal code, Whoever, being a public servant and having the custody of any State prisoner or prisoner of war, negligently suffers such prisoner to escape from any place of confinement in which such prisoner is confined, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape

Punishment : Simple Imprisonment 3 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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What offence is defined under IPC 129?

IPC 129 Offence: Public servant negligently suffering prisoner of State or war in his custody to escape.

What is the punishment for IPC 129 Case?

The punishment for IPC 129 is Simple Imprisonment 3 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 129 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 129 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 129 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 129 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 129 be tried?

IPC 129 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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