SECTION 211 IPC - Indian Penal Code - False charge of offence made with intent to injure



Description of IPC Section 211

According to section 211 of Indian penal code, Whoever, with intent to cause injury to any person, institutes or causes to be instituted any criminal proceeding against that person, or falsely charges any person with having committed an offence, knowing that there is no just or lawful ground for such proceeding or charge against that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both;

and if such criminal proceeding be instituted on a false charge of an offence punishable with death imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for seven years or upwards, shall be punishable with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : False charge of offence made with intent to injure


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 Years or upwards


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life


Punishment : 7 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Court of Session





FAQ's on IPC Section 211


What offence is defined under IPC 211?

IPC 211 Offence: False charge of offence made with intent to injure.


What is the punishment for IPC 211 Case?

The punishment for IPC 211 is 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 211 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 211 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 211 offence?

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Is IPC 211 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 211 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 211 be tried?

IPC 211 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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