SECTION 140 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Wearing garb or carrying token used by soldier, sailor or airman


Description

Whoever, not being a soldier, sailor or airman in the Military, Naval or Air service of the Government of India, wears any garb or carries any token resembling any garb or token used by such a soldier, sailor or airman with the intention that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

Offence : Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier, sailor or airman with intent that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman


Punishment : 3 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 140


What offence is defined under IPC 140?

Wearing the dress or carrying any token used by a soldier, sailor or airman with intent that it may be believed that he is such a soldier, sailor or airman.


What is the punishment for IPC 140 Case?

The punishment for IPC 140 is 3 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 140 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 140 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 140 offence?

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Is IPC 140 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 140 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 140 be tried?

IPC 140 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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