SECTION 153 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Wanton-ly giving provocation with intent to cause riot



Description of IPC Section 153

Whoever malignantly, or wantonly by doing anything which is illegal, gives provocation to any person intending or knowing it to be likely that such provocation will cause the offence of rioting to be committed, shall, if the offence of rioting be committed in consequence of such provocation, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both, and if the offence of rioting be not committed, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot, If rioting be committed


Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



Offence : If not committed


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 153


What offence is defined under IPC 153?

IPC 153 Offence: Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot, If rioting be committed.


What is the punishment for IPC 153 Case?

The punishment for IPC 153 is 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 153 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 153 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 153 offence?

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Is IPC 153 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 153 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 153 be tried?

IPC 153 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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