SECTION 218 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Public servant framing incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture


Description

Whoever, being a public servant, and being as such public servant, charged with the preparation of any record or other writing, frames that record or writing in a manner which he knows to be incorrect, with intent to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, loss or injury to the public or to any person, or with intent thereby to save, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby save, any person from legal punishment, or with intent to save, or knowing that he is likely thereby to save, any property from forfeiture or other charge to which it is liable by law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 218


What offence is defined under IPC 218?

IPC 218 Offence: Public servant framing an incorrect record or writing with intent to save person from punishment, or property from forfeiture.


What is the punishment for IPC 218 Case?

The punishment for IPC 218 is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 218 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 218 is a Cognizable.


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Is IPC 218 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 218 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 218 be tried?

IPC 218 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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