SECTION 169 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property


Description

Whoever, being a public servant, and being legally bound as such public servant, not to purchase or bid for certain property, purchases or bids for that property, either in his own name or in the name of another, or jointly, or in shares with others, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both; and the property, if purchased, shall be confiscated.

Offence : Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both and confiscation of property, if purchased


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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