SECTION 162 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Rep. by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (49 of 1988), s. 31.



Description of IPC Section 162

According to section 162 of Indian penal code, Repealed by the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Offence : Taking a gratification in order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 162


What offence is defined under IPC 162?

IPC 162 Offence: Taking a gratification in order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence a public servant.


What is the punishment for IPC 162 Case?

The punishment for IPC 162 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 162 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 162 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 162 offence?

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Is IPC 162 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 162 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 162 be tried?

IPC 162 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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