SECTION 138 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Abetment of act of insubordination by soldier, sailor or airman



Description of IPC Section 138

According to section 138 of Indian penal code, Whoever abets what he knows to be an act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, in the Army, Navy or air Force, of the Government of India, shall, if such act of insubordination be committed in consequence of that abetment, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Abetment of act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, if the offence be committed in consequence


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 138


What offence is defined under IPC 138?

IPC 138 Offence: Abetment of act of insubordination by an officer, soldier, sailor or airman, if the offence be committed in consequence.


What is the punishment for IPC 138 Case?

The punishment for IPC 138 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 138 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 138 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 138 offence?

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Is IPC 138 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 138 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 138 be tried?

IPC 138 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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