SECTION 225B IPC - Indian Penal Code - Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for



Description of IPC Section 225B

According to section 225B of Indian penal code, Whoever, in any case not provided for in section 224 or section 225 or in any other law for the time being in force, intentionally offers any resistance or illegal obstruction to the lawful apprehension of himself or of any other person, or escapes or attempts to escape from any custody in which he is lawfully detained, or rescues or attempts to rescue any other person from any custody in which that person is lawfully detained, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

Offence : Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for


Punishment : 6 Months or Fine or Both


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Bailable


Triable : Any Magistrate





FAQ's on IPC Section 225B


What offence is defined under IPC 225B?

IPC 225B Offence: Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension, or escape or rescue in cases not otherwise provided for.


What is the punishment for IPC 225B Case?

The punishment for IPC 225B is 6 Months or Fine or Both.


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

IPC 225B is a Cognizable.


How to file/defend your case for IPC 225B offence?

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Is IPC 225B bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 225B is a Bailable offence.


In what court can IPC 225B be tried?

IPC 225B is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.


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