SECTION 220 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law


Description

Whoever, being in any office which gives him legal authority to commit persons for trial or to confinement, or to keep persons in confinement, corruptly or maliciously commits any person for trial or to confinement, or keeps any person in confinement, in the exercise of that authority, knowing that in so doing he is acting contrary to law, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Commitment for trial or confinement by a person Having authority, who Knows that he is Acting contrary to law


Punishment : 7 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class





FAQ's on IPC Section 220


What offence is defined under IPC 220?

Commitment for trial or confinement by a person Having authority, who Knows that he is Acting contrary to law.


What is the punishment for IPC 220 Case?

The punishment for IPC 220 is 7 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 220 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 220 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 220 offence?

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Is IPC 220 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 220 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 220 be tried?

IPC 220 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.



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