SECTION 170 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Personating a public servant


Description

Whoever pretends to hold any particular office as public servant, knowing that he does not hold such office or falsely personates any other person holding such office, and in such assumed character does or attempts to do any act under colour of such office, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Personating a Public servant


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 170


What offence is defined under IPC 170?

IPC 170 Offence: Personating a Public servant.


What is the punishment for IPC 170 Case?

The punishment for IPC 170 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 170 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 170 is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 170 offence?

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Is IPC 170 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 170 is a Non-Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 170 be tried?

IPC 170 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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