SECTION 225A IPC - Indian Penal Code - Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape, on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise, provided for



Description of IPC Section 225A

According to section 225A of Indian penal code, Whoever, being a public servant legally bound as such public servant to apprehend, or to keep in confinement, any person in any case not provided for in section 221, section 222 or section 223, or in any other law for the time being in force, omits to apprehend that person or suffers him to escape from confinement, shall be punished:

  1. if he does so intentionally, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine or with both; and
  2. if he does so negligently, with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for, In case of intentional omission or sufferance


Punishment : 3 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Offence : In case of negligent omission or sufferance


Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 2 Years or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Non-Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 225A


What offence is defined under IPC 225A?

IPC 225A Offence: Omission to apprehend, or sufferance of escape on part of public servant, in cases not otherwise provided for, In case of intentional omission or sufferance.


What is the punishment for IPC 225A Case?

The punishment for IPC 225A is 3 Years or Fine or Both.


Is IPC 225A cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 225A is a Non-Cognizable.


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Is IPC 225A bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 225A is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 225A be tried?

IPC 225A is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.


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