SECTION 228 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Intentional insult or interruption to public servant sitting in judicial proceeding

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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Whoever intentionally offers any insult, or causes any interruption to any public servant, while such public servant is sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

IPC 228 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 228 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone intentionally insults or disrupts a public servant while they are involved in any stage of a judicial proceeding, they can be punished with up to six months of simple imprisonment, or fined up to one thousand rupees, or both.

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Offence : Intentional insult or interruption to a public servant sitting in any stage of a judicial proceeding

Punishment : Simple Imprisonment for 6 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Non-Cognizable; Cognizable in A.P.

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Same As Offence, subject to Ch. XXVI, or if not committed in a Court, Any Magistrate

Anyone who intentionally insults or interrupts a public servant during a court proceeding may be punished by simple imprisonment of up to six months or a fine that can reach one thousand rupees or both.

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