SECTION 223 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Escape from confinement or custody negligently suffered by public servant



Description of IPC Section 223

According to section 223 of Indian penal code, Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to keep in confinement any person charged with or convicted of any offence or lawfully committed to custody, negligently suffers such person to escape from confinement, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 223


What offence is defined under IPC 223?

IPC 223 Offence: Escape from confinement negligently suffered by a public servant.


What is the punishment for IPC 223 Case?

The punishment for IPC 223 is Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 223 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 223 is a Non-Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 223 offence?

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Is IPC 223 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 223 is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 223 be tried?

IPC 223 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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