SECTION 144 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon

Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 144

According to section 144 of Indian penal code, Whoever, being armed with any deadly weapon, or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, is a member of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

FAQ's on IPC Section 144

What offence is defined under IPC 144?

IPC 144 Offence: Joining an unlawful assembly armed with any deadly weapon.

What is the punishment for IPC 144 Case?

The punishment for IPC 144 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 144 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 144 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 144 offence?

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Is IPC 144 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 144 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 144 be tried?

IPC 144 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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