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SECTION 148 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Rioting, armed with deadly weapon


Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 148 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 148 related FAQs
Whoever is guilty of rioting, being armed with a deadly weapon or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.



IPC 148 in Simple Words

If someone takes part in a riot while being armed with a deadly weapon or anything likely to cause death, they can be punished with up to three years in jail, a fine, or both.


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Offence : Rioting armed with deadly Weapon


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Anyone found guilty of rioting or armed with deadly weapons or anything that, when used as an offensive weapon, can cause death will be punished by imprisonment for up to three years or a fine.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 148 law?

The Income Tax Act grants the Assessing Officers the authority to assess or reassess any income tax that has been overlooked and not assessed in accordance with the Income Tax Act guidelines.


Is 147 IPC bailable or not?

Section 147, Indian Penal Code, allows for the punishment of Rioting to be either a fine or a period of imprisonment that does not exceed two year. The Section 147 offence is Bailable and Cognizable.