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SECTION 250 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Delivery of coin possessed with knowledge that it is altered


Last Updated: 01 Jun, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


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  1. IPC 250 in Simple Words
  2. IPC Section 250 related FAQs
Whoever, having coin in his possession with respect to which the offence defined in section 246 or 248 has been committed, and having known at the time when he became possessed of such coin that such offence had been committed with respect to it, fraudulently or with intent that fraud may be committed, delivers such coin to any other person, or attempts to induce any other person to receive the same, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.



IPC 250 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 250 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone knowingly possesses a coin involved in fraud and with the intent to commit fraud, gives or tries to persuade someone else to accept that coin, they can be imprisoned for up to five years and fined.

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Offence : Delivery to another of coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered


Punishment : 5 Years + Fine


Cognizance : Cognizable


Bail : Non-Bailable


Triable : Magistrate First Class



Anyone who, knowing that the criminal offence in section 246 or 248 was committed in relation to the coin he possessed, or that the fraud or intent to commit fraud had been committed in relation to the coin, gives such coin to the person responsible for the crime.





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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Section 250 of the CrPC?

The CrPC section 250 allows a Magistrate, if he finds that the allegations were without reasonable basis, to award compensation to an accused who has been acquitted. This applies to cases where the case was brought by a complaint or information provided to a Police Officer or a Magistrate. 26 Aug 2023


What is Dhara 250?

IPC 250 in Simple Words Section 250 of Indian Penal Code says that anyone who knowingly has a counterfeit coin and gives it to someone else or attempts to convince them to accept it with the intention to commit fraud can be jailed up to five-years and fined.


What is Section 252 of IPC?

IPC Section 252: Possession of a coin by a person who was aware that it had been altered at the time he acquired it