SECTION 168 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade



Description of IPC Section 168

Whoever, being a public servant, and being legally bound as such public servant not to engages in trade, engages in trade, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 168


What offence is defined under IPC 168?

IPC 168 Offence: Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade.


What is the punishment for IPC 168 Case?

The punishment for IPC 168 is Simple Imprisonment for 1 Year or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 168 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 168 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 168 offence?

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Is IPC 168 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 168 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 168 be tried?

IPC 168 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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