SECTION 171G IPC - Indian Penal Code - False statement in connection with an election


Description

Whoever with intent to affect the result of an election makes or publishes any statement purporting to be a statement of fact which is false and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, in relation to the personal character or conduct of any candidate shall be punished with fine.

Offence : False statement in connection with an election


Punishment : Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class






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