SECTION 207 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Fraudulent claim to property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution


Description

Whoever fraudulently accepts, receives or claims any property or any interest therein, knowing that he has no right or rightful claim to such property or interest, or practices any deception touching any right to any property or any interest therein, intending thereby to prevent that property or interest therein from being taken as a forfeiture or in satisfaction of a fine, under a sentence which has been pronounced, or which he knows to be likely to be pronounced by a Court of Justice or other competent authority, or from being taken in execution of a decree or order which has been made, or which he knows to be likely to be made by a Court of Justice in a civil suit, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Claiming property without right, or practicing deception touching any right to it, to prevent its being taken as a forfeiture or in satisfaction of a Fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 207


What offence is defined under IPC 207?

IPC 207 Offence: Claiming property without right, or practicing deception touching any right to it, to prevent its being taken as a forfeiture or in satisfaction of a Fine under sentence, or in execution of a decree.


What is the punishment for IPC 207 Case?

The punishment for IPC 207 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 207 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 207 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 207 offence?

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Is IPC 207 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 207 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 207 be tried?

IPC 207 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.



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