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





FAQ's on IPC Section 169


What offence is defined under IPC 169?

IPC 169 Offence: Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property.


What is the punishment for IPC 169 Case?

The punishment for IPC 169 is Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both and confiscation of property, if purchased.


Is IPC 169 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 169 is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 169 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 169 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 169 be tried?

IPC 169 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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