SECTION 251 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Delivery of Indian coin, possessed with knowledge that it is altered

Last Updated: 01 Sep, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 251

According to section 251 of Indian penal code, Whoever, having coin in his possession with respect to which the offence defined in section 247 or 249 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 ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

IPC 251 in Simple Words

In simple words, Section 251 of the Indian Penal Code states that if someone knowingly possesses a fraudulent coin, 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 ten years and fined.

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

Punishment : 10 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Court of Session

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What offence is defined under IPC 251?

IPC 251 Offence: Delivery of Indian coin possessed with the knowledge that it is altered.

What is the punishment for IPC 251 Case?

The punishment for IPC 251 is 10 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 251 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 251 is a Cognizable.

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Is IPC 251 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 251 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 251 be tried?

IPC 251 is tried in the court of Court of Session.

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