SECTION 171E IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishment for bribery

Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 171E

According to section 171E of Indian penal code, Whoever commits the offence of bribery shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both;

Provided that bribery by treating shall be punished with fine only.

Offence : Bribery

Punishment : 1 Year or Fine or Both, or if treating only, fine only

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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FAQ's on IPC Section 171E

What offence is defined under IPC 171E?

IPC 171E Offence: Bribery.

What is the punishment for IPC 171E Case?

The punishment for IPC 171E is 1 Year or Fine or Both, or if treating only, fine only.

Is IPC 171E cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 171E is a Non-Cognizable.

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Is IPC 171E bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 171E is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 171E be tried?

IPC 171E is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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