SECTION 234 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Making or selling instrument for counterfeiting Indian coin

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 234

According to section 234 of Indian penal code, Whoever makes or mends, or performs any part of the process of making or mending or buys, sells or disposes of, any die or instrument, for the purpose of being used, or knowing or having reason to believe that it is intended to be used, for the purpose of counterfeiting Indian coin, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 234 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 234 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone manufactures, repairs, buys, sells, or deals with any die or instrument intended for counterfeiting Indian coins, they can be imprisoned for up to seven years and fined.

Offence : Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting Indian coin

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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What offence is defined under IPC 234?

IPC 234 Offence: Making, buying or selling instrument for the purpose of counterfeiting Indian coin.

What is the punishment for IPC 234 Case?

The punishment for IPC 234 is 7 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 234 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 234 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 234 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 234 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 234 be tried?

IPC 234 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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