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

IPC Section-170

Description of IPC Section 170

According to section 170 of Indian penal code, 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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