SECTION 147 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for rioting

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 147

According to section 147 of Indian penal code, Whoever is guilty of rioting, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Offence : Rioting

Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

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What offence is defined under IPC 147?

IPC 147 Offence: Rioting.

What is the punishment for IPC 147 Case?

The punishment for IPC 147 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 147 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 147 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 147 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 147 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 147 be tried?

IPC 147 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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