SECTION 209 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Dishonesty making false claim in Court

Last Updated: 01 Feb, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 209

According to section 209 of Indian penal code, Whoever fraudulently or dishonestly, or with intent to injure or annoy any person, makes in a Court of Justice any claim which he knows to be false, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : False claim in a court of Justice

Punishment : 2 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

FAQ's on IPC Section 209

What offence is defined under IPC 209?

IPC 209 Offence: False claim in a court of Justice.

What is the punishment for IPC 209 Case?

The punishment for IPC 209 is 2 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 209 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 209 is a Non-Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 209 offence?

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Is IPC 209 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 209 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 209 be tried?

IPC 209 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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