SECTION 157 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly


Description

Whoever harbours, receives or assembles, in any house or premises in his occupation or charge, or under his control any persons knowing that such persons have been hired, engaged or employed, or are about to be hired, engaged or employed, to join or become members of an unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 157


What offence is defined under IPC 157?

IPC 157 Offence: Harbouring persons hired for an unlawful assembly.


What is the punishment for IPC 157 Case?

The punishment for IPC 157 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 157 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 157 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 157 offence?

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Is IPC 157 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 157 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 157 be tried?

IPC 157 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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