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


Description

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! If offence charged be punishable with imprisonment for 7 Years or upwards! If offence charged be capital or punishable with imprisonment for life!


Punishment : 2 Years or Fine or Both! 7 Years + Fine! 7 Years + Fine!


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable! Non-Cognizable!


Bail : Bailable! Bailable! Bailable!


Triable : Magistrate First Class! Magistrate First Class! Court of Session!






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