SECTION 192 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fabricating false evidence

Last Updated: 01 May, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 192 in Simple Words
Whoever causes any circumstance to exist or makes any false entry in any book or record, or makes any document containing a false statement, intending that such circumstance, false entry or false statement may appear in evidence in a judicial proceeding, or in a proceeding taken by law before a public servant as such, or before an arbitrator, and that such circumstance, false entry or false statement, so appearing in evidence, may cause any person who in such proceeding is to form an opinion upon the evidence, to entertain an erroneous opinion touching any point material to the result of such proceeding is said “to fabricate false evidence”.

IPC 192 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 192 of the Indian Penal Code defines ""fabricating false evidence"" as causing false information to be present in a record or document with the intention that it may be used in a judicial or legal proceeding, leading to a wrong conclusion.

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What is Section 193 of the IPC?

Anyone who intentionally fabricates or gives false testimony in a court proceeding for the purpose to be used at any stage, will be punished by imprisonment for up to seven years. They may also be fined.

What is the IPC 191 case law?

Description. False evidence is when someone who is legally bound to say the truth by an oath, by an express law provision, or by a law to declare a subject makes a false statement, which they either know or believe is false, or do not believe is true.