SECTION 161 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Rep. by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (49 of 1988), s. 31.



Description of IPC Section 161

According to section 161 of Indian penal code, Repealed by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Offence : Being or expecting to be a public servant, and taking A gratification other than Legal remuneration in respect of an official act


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 161


What offence is defined under IPC 161?

IPC 161 Offence: Being or expecting to be a public servant, and taking A gratification other than Legal remuneration in respect of an official act.


What is the punishment for IPC 161 Case?

The punishment for IPC 161 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 161 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 161 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 161 offence?

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Is IPC 161 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 161 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 161 be tried?

IPC 161 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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