SECTION 205 IPC - Indian Penal Code - False personation for purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution


Whoever falsely personates another, and in such assumed character makes any admission or statement, or confesses judgment, or causes any process to be issued or becomes bail or security, or does any other act in any suit or criminal prosecution, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : False personation for the purpose of any act or proceeding in a suit or criminal prosecution, or for becoming bail or security

Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

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