SECTION 158 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot



Description of IPC Section 158

Whoever is engaged, or hired, or offers or attempts to be hired or engaged, to do or assist in doing any of the acts specified in section 141, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Or to go armed ? and whoever, being so engaged or hired as aforesaid, goes armed, or engages or offers to go armed, with any 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 two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate



Offence : Or to go armed


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 158


What offence is defined under IPC 158?

IPC 158 Offence: Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot.


What is the punishment for IPC 158 Case?

The punishment for IPC 158 is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 158 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 158 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 158 offence?

Use LawRato for filing/defending your case under IPC 158 with the help of best criminal lawyers near you.


Is IPC 158 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 158 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 158 be tried?

IPC 158 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


Related Topics